It’s terrific! John Geraci (of outside.in) and the DIYcity project are taking on a fundamental problem with open gov data:
DIYcity.org: “The challenge: help city agencies everywhere to open their data by building a site scraper and API for them.” (More at: http://diycity.org/challenge/diycity-challenge-7-open-data)
If I could write screen scraper, this is what I’d be doing. It’s a longstanding interest of mine:
And of others:
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