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Re: Finding SPAQL endpoints?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 17:08:46 -0500
Message-ID: <49B19EEE.60802@openlinksw.com>
To: Daniel Schwabe <dschwabe@inf.puc-rio.br>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
Daniel Schwabe wrote:
> All,
>
> Pardon my ignorance, but I could not find an easy way to find the 
> actual URL of a sparql endpoint, given the URL of the dataset... I 
> tried querying Sindice over voID descriptions, but it didn't work (or 
> maybe I'm making the wrong query). In any case, it is not guaranteed 
> that all datasets will have a voiD description, even if desirable.
>
> Perhaps a simple convention could be adopted by all repositories to 
> use a "standard" url format, such as <url>/sparql, (e.g., 
> http://www.dbpedia.org/sparql), as is being done by many already...
> This could provide a simple automatable way to discover endpoints. I 
> don't mean this as a substitute for voiD, but as an inexpensive 
> additional alternative...
>
> Cheers
> D
>
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>
>
Daniel,

Does this help:

1. 
http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://rdf.geospecies.org/observations/index.rdf 
- description of this GeoSpecies information resource
2. 
http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://rdf.geospecies.org/observations/index.rdf%23Dataset 
- VoiD description (in HTML) of the data set exposed by this data space 
via  an rdfs:seeAlso link .



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