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Re: How to declare in a web app's interface which kind of app/version/features and or interfaces or formats it exposes

From: Thomas Steiner <tsteiner@google.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 21:07:22 +0100
Message-ID: <-8619799626155445650@unknownmsgid>
To: Olivier Berger <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu>
Cc: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Olivier,

Do you know http://LinkedOpenServices.org/? This might be what you're
looking for (assuming your website is your API, where website reads
like Web app).


Thank God not sent from a BlackBerry, but from my iPhone

On 20.01.2011, at 18:37, Olivier Berger <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu> wrote:

> Le jeudi 20 janvier 2011 à 15:50 +0000, Michael Hausenblas a écrit :
>> Olivier,
>>> I'm considering the different options that could help embed (with
>>> slightest modifications possible) in the in HTML interface of a Web app,
>>> a description of which app it is and/or which interfaces it exposes, so
>>> that this would be "discoverable" and lead to exploitation of such data
>>> by SemWeb apps, or existing harvesters.
>> You might find my blog post 'Announcing Application Metadata on the Web
>> of Data' [1] along with the template [2] useful for this purpose.
>> Cheers,
>>      Michael
>> [1]
>> http://webofdata.wordpress.com/2010/01/06/announcing-application-metadata
>> [2] http://lab.linkeddata.deri.ie/2010/res/web-app-metadata-template.html
> Thanks for sharing this. The only critique I could have is about the use
> of DOAP, where there's a confusion between a project (community) and a
> software (developped by that community) behind doap:Project, IMHO... but
> that's a common problem with DOAP, that is counterweighted by its
> popularity (perfect model vs. available data).
> I was thinking of something maybe less "intrusive" : RDFa addition to
> existing apps is maybe too hard, as requiring to change its code (in
> particular as some (X)HTML may not convert so easily to XHTML+RDFa.
> Anything in the domain of HTML headers maybe ? Such could more easily be
> added by quick+dirty patches / sysadmin configuration.
> Thanks in advance.
> --
> Olivier BERGER <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu>
> http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/ - OpenPGP-Id: 2048R/5819D7E8
> Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
> Institut TELECOM, SudParis (http://www.it-sudparis.eu/), Evry (France)
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