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Re: Re-address the subject of Bidirectional links..?

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 19:04:27 +0000
To: "nathan@webr3.org" <nathan@webr3.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EMEW3|a6ca80539f6f27acd31df54baca69863m34K4s02hg|ecs.soton.ac.uk|C7DFF2CB.115F0%hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

You might find http://backlinks.psi.enakting.org/ interesting; it extracts
backlinks, often combining with sameas.org (which is itself of course a
specialist backlinking service).
It also has an option to enable geographical containment as an implied

I suspect that what was true of the text web will be true of the web of data
for much the same reasons.


On 04/04/2010 21:14, "Nathan" <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Over the past couple of months, the notion of bidirectional links and
> "back-links" for linked data keeps playing on my mind.
> In many scenarios I can see scope for wanting to be informed of
> back-links / track-backs, especially when it comes to sameAs, seeAlso
> and different use-cases such as decentralized discussions of subjects
> and suchlike.
> Regardless of the specific use-case, I think this is something many will
> hit on as the web of linked data progresses (esp. read/write), and
> wouldn't it be wonderful if methods had been pre-specified - or maybe
> they already are and I just don't see it!
> Please do see: "Should the links be monodirectional or bidirectional?"
> at http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Topology.html
> Many Regards,
> Nathan
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