A codeathon to create applications in connection with Citability, a project to create a new standard for permanent URIs for government information resources, including legal resources, will be held 9-11 April 2010, at Microsoft Corporation, 5404 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 700, Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA.
The Twitter hashtags for the event are #citability and #dccodeathon.
Click here to see video of the event on ustream.
Among the applications to be written at the codeathon are resolvers for converting legal resource URNs conforming to the URN:LEX standard, to URIs conforming to the Citability standard.
Click here for the full text of the URN:LEX standard.
Click here for the full text of the Citability standard, entitled Citable Documents Specification.
For more information, please see the codeathon announcement.