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Re: Linked data at Freebase

From: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 11:39:57 +0100
Message-ID: <82593ac00810290339g2946f545q5dbe84565217e4d7@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ed Summers" <ehs@pobox.com>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>

Hello!

>
> Wow, this is exciting news! I wonder would it be a quick fix to get
> the service doing a 303 instead of a 302:
>
> uqbar:~ ed$ curl -I http://rdf.freebase.com/ns/en.blade_runner
> HTTP/1.0 302 FOUND
> Server: PasteWSGIServer/0.5 Python/2.4.4
> Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 04:10:11 GMT
> content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
> location: http://rdf.freebase.com/rdf/en/blade_runner
> pragma: no-cache
> cache-control: no-cache
> Connection: close
>
> Also, could the HTML views (e.g.
> http://www.freebase.com/view/en/blade_runner) have a bit of
> autodiscovery for the data view?
>
> <head>
>    ...
>    <link rel="alternate" type="application/turtle"
> href="http://rdf.freebase.com/rdf/en/blade_runner" title="rdf" />
>   ...
> </head>
>
> This would allow agents that care about the RDF view to be able to
> discover it while browsing the web of documents.
>
> Nice work!

Yep, all valid points.
Also, I noticed that the read/write permissions are attached to the
resources themselves, not the documents, which looks quite weird.
I asked how we can give feedback on their linked data, there is
apparently a Freebase developer mailing list that can be used for
that.

Cheers!
y

>
> //Ed
>
> PS. You can use Vapour the Linked Data Validator to help with some of
> this checking: for example
> http://idi.fundacionctic.org/vapour?vocabUri=http%3A%2F%2Frdf.freebase.com%2Fns%2Fen.blade_runner&classUri=http%3A%2F%2F&propertyUri=http%3A%2F%2F&instanceUri=http%3A%2F%2F&defaultResponse=dontmind
>
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 4:37 AM, Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hello!
>>
>> Live from ISWC2008, I thought most of the people on this list would be
>> interested in that:
>>
>> http://rdf.freebase.com/
>>
>> Freebase now produces linked data! (now, to see whether it links to
>> other datasets :-) )
>>
>> Cheers!
>> y
>>
>>
>
Received on Wednesday, 29 October 2008 10:40:34 UTC

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