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Re: Segment RDF on BBC Programmes

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 08:58:08 -0400
Message-ID: <49F84EE0.2010104@openlinksw.com>
To: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
CC: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
John Goodwin wrote:
> Hi,
>> We just released a new version of BBC Programmes [1] with 
>> some nice RDF for segments of programmes. I thought it would 
>> be interesting to post it here, as it makes a nice new arrow 
>> in the linked data cloud, from BBC Programmes to BBC Music 
>> (and from there to DBpedia).
>> Here are some example RDF documents:
>> Segments corresponding to a track being played, linking to 
>> the programmes in which this segment happened:
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p002d79n.rdf
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p002rpkp.rdf
>> The segmentation of a programme:
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00j8dvj.rdf
>> This should be working for all Radio 2 / 6 music programmes. 
>> Further services will be handled soon.
> Great stuff - congrats :)
>> Also, content negotiation is coming! We finally got the 
>> approval, and even if it is hacky mod_rewrite based content 
>> negotiation, it should work. (Btw, why are the W3C recipes 
>> all mentioning mod_rewrite as a way to do content 
>> negotiation? AFAIK it is impossible to do proper conneg with 
>> it (handling of q values, etc.)).
> At risk of appearing daft...what does this mean?
Transparent Content Negotiation based quality of service algorithms 
[1].  This allows a Web user agent and/or server to express 
representational preferences when processing HTTP requests.


1. http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2295.txt

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