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Re: The Power of Virtuoso Sponger Technology

From: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 23:03:50 +0200
To: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200910182303.52662.hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
On Sunday 18 October 2009 18:50:50 Hugh Glaser wrote:
> [...]
> In the current practice, the site minted a URI for the book, and then
> asserted owl:sameAs to other URIs - hopefully including mine, hidden in the
> RDF about the site's URI.
>
> In the current SWCL, for example, (I think) if I ask about a dbpedia URI,
> the only default place it looks is dbpedia. You can switch on the option to
> consult Sindice, and so it may get to some places that Sindice has managed
> to find, but that is it. And there are a lot of people making assertions
> using dbpedia URIs.
>
> I'm not saying this is the best way to do it (I don't think it is) - I'm
> only pointing out that this is what currently happens for the sort of
> scheme you describe. It's great as far as it goes, but we should be careful
> to note any limitations.

Point taken.

Olaf
Received on Sunday, 18 October 2009 21:04:14 UTC

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