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Linked Data for Barrington Atlas Grids

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Pleiades often refers to Barrington Atlas grid cells and now there is supporting linked data

Linked Data for Barrington Atlas Grids - Read More…

Material tags for mines and quarries

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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It's now possible to dig in Pleiades for gold and silver

Material tags for mines and quarries - Read More…

Ratings for locations and names and upcoming design changes

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Users can promote or demote names and locations within the context of their place

Ratings for locations and names and upcoming design changes - Read More…

Navigating name resources

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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On an effort to improve discoverability and navigability of name resources

Navigating name resources - Read More…

Linked Data for Pleiades Places

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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RDF representations of places and a complete RDF dump make Pleiades ready to join the Linked Open Data Cloud

Linked Data for Pleiades Places - Read More…

Daily KML dumps

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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The whole enchilada as KMZ archives

Daily KML dumps - Read More…

1600 new places from the Barrington Atlas

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 01:54 PM
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Along with coordinate improvements for another ~70 existing places

1600 new places from the Barrington Atlas - Read More…

New landing page for places

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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A new and improved landing page for the folder of places and a technical introduction have been added

New landing page for places - Read More…

Coordinate upgrades for Mediterranean coast of France and NE Spain

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Arelate–Massalia, Colonia Forum Iulii–Albingaunum, and Hispania Tarraconensis

Coordinate upgrades for Mediterranean coast of France and NE Spain - Read More…

Site downtime Wed Sep 21 22:00 UTC

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Approximately 1 hour

Site downtime Wed Sep 21 22:00 UTC - Read More…

Upgrade completion

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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We're now running Plone 3.3.5 with the latest security patch and the site is again read-write

Upgrade completion - Read More…

Connecting places

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Geographically connected places can be linked together even if their exact coordinates are unknown.

Connecting places - Read More…

First locations for unnamed features

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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127 unamed DARMC features have been reconciled with Pleiades

First locations for unnamed features - Read More…

Spatial parameters for the site search form

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Public spatial search of published Pleiades content

Spatial parameters for the site search form - Read More…

A letter to Pleiades users about privacy

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Let's talk about privacy

A letter to Pleiades users about privacy - Read More…

459 place and location updates

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 01:54 PM
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Manual reconciliation of unnamed objects yields more coordinate improvements

459 place and location updates - Read More…

Coordinates upgrades for Ephesus, Illyricum

by Sean Gillies last modified May 18, 2012 09:54 AM
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Latest results in the reward program

Coordinates upgrades for Ephesus, Illyricum - Read More…