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RE: Linked Data

From: Cory Casanave <cory-c@modeldriven.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 18:50:38 -0400
Message-ID: <4F65F8D37DEBFC459F5A7228E5052044A03AAB@DATCENTRALSRV.datcentral.local>
To: "Michael Hausenblas" <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>, "Gannon Dick" <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Cc: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Given a linked data URI, how do I find the VoiD resource that describes
it?

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To: Gannon Dick
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Subject: Re: Linked Data


Gannon,

Not sure I totally understand the issue you seem to raise, but if I
understand you correctly the solution is simple: voiD (vocabulary of
interlinked datasets) [1]-[4].

Cheers,
      Michael

[1] http://semanticweb.org/wiki/VoiD
[2] http://rdfs.org/ns/void-guide
[3] http://rdfs.org/ns/void
[4] http://sw-app.org/pub/ldow09-void.pdf

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> From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
> Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 15:05:28 -0700 (PDT)
> To: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Linked Data
> Resent-From: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 22:06:04 +0000
> 
> CC wrote:
> On the demo call today we discussed a couple of technical issues that
> impact but are not specific to government.  These are:
> 
> 1)       That given a data URI, there is no standard way to
> programmatically access the metadata about the resource.
> 
> Sandro wrote: (can't find the exact quote)
> -The RDF model is the only one we (the W3C) have.-
> 
> I also looked at the DERI.ORG sitemap extensions.  The explanations
were well
> worth the read.  The potential problem I see with extending sitemap is
that it
> disconnects linked data from it's RDF and (Collection of) Human
Readable HTML
> parts - 1 site=1 Database - and if you had more than one <owl:Thing>
to share
> it could get very complicated.  Therein lies the rub.
> 
> For reasons stated here:
> http://www.rustprivacy.org/2010/meta/linked-data.pdf
> with an example here:
> http://www.rustprivacy.org/2010/meta/linked-data.xml
> or for the bold:
> http://www.rustprivacy.org/2010/meta/linked-data.xsl (on valid XHTML)
> 
> I think the complexity is in the nature of meta data and not in the
sitemap
> mechanism.  However, I could really, really really use some feedback
from the
> W3C and deri.org.
> 
> --Gannon 
> 
> 
>       
> 
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