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Re: Watchdog.net is plugged into the DBpedia-LOD Cloud

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 23:38:58 -0400
Message-ID: <48F6B752.6000001@openlinksw.com>
To: Joshua Tauberer <jt@occams.info>
CC: Anja Jentzsch <anja@anjeve.de>, public-lod@w3.org, Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>

Joshua Tauberer wrote:
> Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> http://watchdog.net should be added to the new DBpedia-Cloud graphic. 
>> It gets to DBpedia via GovTrack linkage.
>>
>> See: 
>> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://watchdog.net/p/nancy_pelosi 
>>
>> Note: The value of predicate : 
>> <http://watchdog.net/about/api#govtrackid> is now a GovTrack URI as 
>> opposed to the initial literal value.
>
> Actually the URI isn't quite right. (I can hear Aaron and Kingsley 
> going "d'oh" after all of the (off-list) emails about this.)
>
> Aaron- I suggest that #govtrackid go back to its original value (e.g. 
> 400314) and add a owl:sameAs to 
> <http://www.rdfabout.com/rdf/usgov/congress/people/P000197> which is 
> in my URI space for politicians, as opposed to 
> <http://www.govtrack.us/congress/person.xpd?id=400314> which is simply 
> the HTML page on GovTrack.
>
Joshua,

Why not have both links (one for the page association and owl:sameAs for 
the Person Entity links) ? The document link is but one association 
across the data spaces that you an Aaron maintain :-) maybe #govtrackid 
could become #govtrack_page leaving the URI value unchanged.

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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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