Silonas Citability

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Silonas Citability

  1. 1. CITABILITY making government accessible, reliable, and transparent with advanced permalinks
  2. 2. Citation permanence abbreviated atomic open
  3. 3. Accountability date time stamp hashes (on longer term fix else we monitor) link rot
  4. 4. Accessibility standard makes it parseable anything a computer reads and understands -> blind can too!
  5. 5. Easy of Use human readable Example: Http://archive.house.gov/HR1586IH/ 20030318093016#S1b1Bii The example would point to section 1, subsection b, chapter 1, paragraph B, clause ii in SB 1234 on Mar 18, 2003 at 09:30:16 am UTC
  6. 6. Degradable Http://archive.senate.gov/HR1586IH/ 20030318233035#S1b1Bii as you chop off the ends... The link becomes more general Http://archive.senate.gov/HR1586IH/20030318233035#S1 - > points to Section 1 Http://archive.senate.gov/HR1586IH/ -> points to current copy of Bill
  7. 7. Unique Unique ID makes the internet into a database Verifiable Searchable on identifier
  8. 8. Date Time Stamp makes citations VALID fights link rot makes the internet into Database for a Versioning System
  9. 9. Atomic Several hundred page documents that change frequently documentation requires things be citable on a paragraph level just like BOOKS
  10. 10. intellectual honesty public can watch changes
  11. 11. Reputation the website becomes accountable for what it publishes
  12. 12. Open WestLaw problem Lexus nexus problem Open to Everyone - anyone w a free blog account can converse
  13. 13. Websites alpha-numeric in background table of contents Purple numbers doesn’t matter just needs to be on paragraph basis (even just count <p> tags!)
  14. 14. How drupal -> already does pretty URLs (most CMS do) quickfix -> 2 lines of javascript one DNS redirect for archive.house.gove archive server scrapes and formats
  15. 15. Next step Drupal Codeathon in Paris fundraise 25K to have archive server software created for archive.org

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