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Re: Terminology when talking about Linked Data

From: Peter Ansell <ansell.peter@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 11:24:51 +1000
Message-ID: <a1be7e0e1002161724icacdd73j9d3bfd8eaeb64a2a@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan@webr3.org
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Nathan,

On 17 February 2010 11:18, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Other than the obvious - Linking Open Data = The name of W3C Community
> Project - I'm wondering which terminology to use where when talking
> about (what I'll term "Linked Data" for now).
> To me, "Linked Data" represents the <uri> <uri> <uri> triples; the thing
> at the core of it, which can be used behind the firewall in a "silo"
> with nothing open about it.
> So if I then term "Linked Open Data" as "Linked Data" which has been
> published properly, then what do I use to refer to the tech-stack and
> principals as a whole?

If it is published internally to an organisation, it may still be
Linked Data as the URI's may be resolvable internally by all people
who have any need to see the information. It may violate privacy laws
for example for the information to be publically available.

I wouldn't so much refer to it as "properly" published, as
"publically" published.

What is the context in which you need to make the distinction?


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