On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 12:48 PM, Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Intuitive and actually time saving interfaces are definitely needed to
> create good linked data.
> The most basic level would be type-ahead support against the labels of
> resources known to the system,
Right! I'm surprised nobody's mentioned LC's BIBFRAME editor in this context;
or our (Zepheira) take on it;
> but beyond that you would still need a way to
> determine which of the many "Ken Smith"s to use, if any. Some smarts are
> needed to, for example, check that the dates are possible, that the domain
> is similar, and so forth to rank them appropriately. Then it would need to
> present the known information about the people to the cataloguer so they can
> select one, or create a new entry.
That does seem a valuable path forward. Pull requests gratefully
accepted (or fork away!)