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Re: Using Linking Open Data datasets

From: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 00:55:13 +0100
Message-ID: <210271540805291655j590136c6x6229772e0ad258a2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hugh Glaser" <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>

A validator in sindice is possible and has been discussed but the list
of things to do is now quite scary :-)

poor man validator: plese post us about yout sitemap here
http://forum.sindice.com/index.php . Free report and quick indexing to
those who do.


> Mind you, Giovanni says that a lot of sitemaps are broken, so they fix them
> and cache the fixed ones for Sindice purposes :-)
> On 30/05/2008 00:02, "Peter Ansell" <ansell.peter@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
>>> Richard
>>> [1] http://sw.deri.org/2007/07/sitemapextension/
>> That looks very usable to me. Has anyone used it for linked data? How
>> do you discover these sitemaps as a linked data user, as opposed to
>> sitemaps which are traditionally submitted to search engines for
>> searching. In either case, it would be nice to have an RDF description
>> submitted as part of a sitemap to a semantic search engine so it might
>> be good to standardise that mechanism based around these ideas.
>> Also, there is a reference in that document to N-Quad format, what is
>> that exactly? [2] is a bit sparse on examples so it is hard to
>> understand what is meant by the syntax.
>> Also, is the slicing declaration attempting to make up for a deficit
>> in the SPARQL protocol w.r.t. DESCRIBE? Why not utilise SELECT if you
>> had an idea of what pieces of information you desire, although I guess
>> the server is in the best position to recommend information to you
>> with DESCRIBE queries. I think slicing mechanisms should be defined
>> outside of that context, although the lack of progress with CBD [3] is
>> a little worrying with respect to that bit.
>> [2] http://sw.deri.org/2008/02/nx/
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/Submission/CBD/
>> Cheers,
>> Peter
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2008 23:55:54 UTC

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