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Re: [call for comments] voiD - vocabulary of interlinked datasets

From: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 12:35:26 +0100
Message-ID: <82593ac00806110435h5cd29699q58d7cbd7ce759f82@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, "Jun Zhao" <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>

> Brilliant idea! IMHO, however, I fear a bit too advanced for now ;)
> Really, I think we need something like this (and the stuff Andy
> Langegger does), BUT let us please first focus on the simple, general
> purpose things like stating what is in an LOD dataset and how/where does
> it link to. Please DO add your proposal to the Wiki page, I've created a
> section for it [1].

I just added it to the Wiki. Although I don't really think it is
complicated - it is just one small property away, linking a dataset to
an example RDF document :-) What I am asking is *just* a void:example
property for that :-)

Jun - thanks for the pointer! I'll give it a read right now!


> Cheers,
>        Michael
> [1]
> http://community.linkeddata.org/MediaWiki/index.php?MetaLOD#Extensions_a
> nd_feature_requests
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>  Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
>  Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
>  JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
>  http://www.joanneum.at/iis/
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Yves Raimond [mailto:yves.raimond@gmail.com]
>>Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 12:16 PM
>>To: Jun Zhao
>>Cc: Hausenblas, Michael; public-lod@w3.org
>>Subject: Re: [call for comments] voiD - vocabulary of
>>interlinked datasets
> k-off_mee
>>>> ting_at_ESWC08
>>Really interesting indeed :-) I am still looking for an effective way
>>of describing the content of a dataset, and I came across RIRO
>>recently, which has a part about graph patterns in RDF -
>>http://vocab.org/riro/gpt.html  (look at the other RIRO ontologies to
>>put that back into context).
>>I think this might be a bit too complex though. I also thought about
>>the following possibility: having something like:
>>:dataset void:example  :example.
>>where :example is a small RDF document holding an example of what you
>>could find in this dataset. For example, I might have -
>>:example {
>>:both a mo:MusicArtist; foaf:made :rec.
>>:rec mo:available_as :playlist.
>>Then, it would be easy enough to SPARQL for "datasets that hold music
>>artists and related playlists".
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