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RE: [PORT] SKOS Core URI dereferencing

From: Booth, David (HP Software - Boston) <dbooth@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 15:41:03 -0500
Message-ID: <A5EEF5A4F0F0FD4DBA33093A0B07559008911D47@tayexc18.americas.cpqcorp.net>
To: "Miles, AJ (Alistair)" <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Cc: <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>

I see that Recipe4 involves a 303 redirect, so this looks fine to me.

David Booth


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Miles, AJ 
> (Alistair)
> Sent: Monday, December 12, 2005 2:55 PM
> To: public-esw-thes@w3.org
> Cc: public-swbp-wg@w3.org
> Subject: [PORT] SKOS Core URI dereferencing
> 
> 
> 
> Previous message accidentally sent incomplete, completing here:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I've been involved in some recent work to write up practical 
> guidelines and options for setting up apache HTTP servers to 
> support RDF vocabs. The Vocabulary Management TF of the 
> SWBPD-WG recently published an editor's draft ('the 
> cookbook') with options and example implementations [1].  
> This work draws on practical experience and requirements, 
> especially from SKOS, DC and FOAF.
> 
> I'd like to propose that we implement recipe 4 from the HTTP 
> cookbook editor's draft [2] for SKOS Core.  What this would 
> mean in practice is that an attempt to dereference e.g. 
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core#prefLabel
> 
> ... from within a web browser, would take you to:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-swbp-skos-core-spec-20051102/#prefLabel
> 
> ... (i.e. the URI becomes 'clickable' and takes you to the 
> relevant bit of the latest vocab spec, delivered in the 
> relevant language if available) ... 
> 
> ... and an attempt to dereference e.g.:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core#prefLabel
> 
> ... without a specific request for HTML content would take 
> the client to:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core/history/2005-10-14
> 
> ... i.e. the latest version of the RDF description (which is 
> what currently happens).
> 
> Any objections to me raising a proposal here?
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Al.
> 
> 
> [1] 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/BestPractices/VM/http-examples/2005-11-18/
> [2] 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/BestPractices/VM/http-examples/2005-
11-18/#recipe4


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