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Re: Slideshare.net as Linked Data

From: Peter Ansell <ansell.peter@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2010 10:32:49 +1000
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To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Paul Groth <pgroth@gmail.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
On 8 June 2010 04:34, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Paul Groth <pgroth@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I've wrapped the Slideshare.net API to expose it as RDF. You can find a blog
>> post about the service at [1] and the service itself at [2]. An interesting
>> bit is how we deal with Slideshare's API limits by letting you use your own
>> API key.
>>
>> It's still needs to be properly linked (i.e. point to other resources on the
>> WoD) but we're working on it.
>>
>> [1] http://thinklinks.wordpress.com/2010/06/07/linking-slideshare-data/
>> [2] http://linkeddata.few.vu.nl/slideshare/
>
> Cool :) How does it relate to the RDFa they're embedding?

The RDFa that they embed won't be recognised by a typical RDFa
processor. It is only written to the DOM using Javascript, so it will
never get picked up by HTML-only robots. Exposing the API directly as
RDF is much more valuable IMO.

Cheers,

Peter
Received on Wednesday, 9 June 2010 00:33:22 UTC

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