Talk:Open data

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Capitalse the D in Data?[edit source]

Perhaps a small quibble but - can we perhaps move this page so that in the canonical version the "D" is capitalised, i.e. "Open Data"?

Rationale:

  1. "Open Data" is enough of a particular concept and defined movement that in my view it is usually referred to with both words capitalised - e.g. see http://whimsley.typepad.com/whimsley/2012/05/open-data-movement-redux-tribes-and-contradictions.html
  2. Wikipedia also do it this way - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Data

And then could redirect "Open data" to the capitalised version?

cheers --PatSunter 21:56, 18 December 2012 (PST)

I think that's a fair call - it is a particular concept and defined movement, as you say. (Actually the Wikipedia article is a redirect - they use the lower case, just the first word using a capital, like any article. But we don't need to follow them on everything. They're at the lower case end of the spectrum when they make these decisions.) Re the redirect, that's created automatically when moving.
Anyone else have a preference?
Pat: you could either wait a bit for any responses, or just be bold & do it - it's easy to undo if need be. I could do it, but you might like to try moving a page - just click the move tab on the article. Thanks --Chriswaterguy 00:08, 19 December 2012 (PST)