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Re: Version 0.5.0 of server package released

From: Ted Thibodeau Jr <tthibodeau@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 11:48:49 -0400
To: bio2rdf@googlegroups.com
Message-Id: <03022E31-A40B-4987-A491-C7E314F46709@openlinksw.com>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, Lawrence Buckingham <l.buckingham@qut.edu.au>, Paul Roe <p.roe@qut.edu.au>, Jim Hogan <j.hogan@qut.edu.au>

On May 8, 2009, at 07:27 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> Peter Ansell wrote:
>> One major one is the introduction of content negotiation, which has
>> been tested for N3 (using text/rdf+n3) and RDF/XML (using
>> application/rdf+xml). It was made possible this quickly after the
>> last release by the use of the content negotiation code from Pubby,
>> the driver behind the DBpedia web interface and URI resolution
>> mechanism. It is also possible to explicitly get to the N3 format
>> currently by prefixing the URL with /n3/ See [2] for an example.
>> The ability to explicitly get to the RDF/XML will be added in future.
>
> Great move re. content negotiation improvements!
>
> Important correction:
>
> Pubby *was* used to deploy Linked Data in front of the Virtuoso SPARQL
> endpoint for DBpedia during the early stages of the project.
>
> Virtuoso's in-built Linked Data deployment functionality [1] is how
> DBpedia's Linked Data has been deployed for a quite some time now.

The DBpedia architecture page may help clarify this, too.  This page was
updated in August, but the shift from Pubby to Virtuoso as front-end had
happened some time previous.

    <http://wiki.dbpedia.org/Architecture>

Be seeing you,

Ted


> Just want to keep the facts crystal clear :-)
>
> [SNIP]
>
> Links:
>
> 1.
> http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/Whitepapers/html/vdld_html/VirtDeployingLinkedDataGuide.html




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