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Re: Exposing RDF Data Cube content

From: Thomas, George (OS/ASA/OCIO/OEA) <George.Thomas1@hhs.gov>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:54:43 -0400
To: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>, David Riccitelli <david@insideout.io>
CC: "public-gld-comments@w3.org" <public-gld-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CBADA7FC.3676B%george.thomas1@hhs.gov>
Big fan of the LDA, and you might also check out the LDP charter:

http://www.w3.org/2012/ldp/charter


-g

On 4/13/12 9:48 AM, "Dave Reynolds" <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com> wrote:

>On 12/04/12 23:12, David Riccitelli wrote:
>> While the RDF Data Cube Vocabulary will allow for a coherent definition
>> of data, is there already a standard or a best practice for these data
>> to be accessible via generic Web or REST Services?
>
>Web access is supported by SPARQL query [1].
>
>For REST APIs then there is certainly emerging practice. The Linked Data
>API [2] lends itself nicely to a REST service view over Data Cube data
>and is being used that way by several UK public sector organizations.
>
>However, defining such an API or set of API patterns is explicitly ruled
>out of scope for the GLD working group by its charter [3] so we are not
>allowed to address it.
>
>> For example SDMX defines the Web Services guidelines to access compliant
>> data ( http://sdmx.org/?page_id=10 ).
>
>Understood.
>
>Please let us know if you are satisfied with this response.
>
>Dave
>
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-protocol/
>[2] http://code.google.com/p/linked-data-api/wiki/Specification
>[3] http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/charter - section 1.1
>
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