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Re: Finding a SPARQL endpoint by an LOD URI?

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2012 08:08:38 +0100
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org
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To: Heiko Paulheim <paulheim@ke.tu-darmstadt.de>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>

> Is that still the state of affairs? Are there any practical workarounds?


If I'm not totally misunderstanding what you're trying to achieve I'd argue that VoID [1] and the SPARQL SD vocabulary [2] should be capable of doing the job. 

Tim, care to update the respective sentence in your document?

Cheers,
	   Michael

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/void/#backlinks
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-service-description/

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On 4 Jul 2012, at 07:45, Heiko Paulheim wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I am wondering whether there is a way of finding a SPARQL endpoint for an LOD URI, i.e., a function f that behaves like
> f(<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Darmstadt>) = <http://dbpedia.org/sparql>
> 
> TimBL's design issues document [1] says:
> "To make the data be effectively linked, someone who only has the URI of something must be able to find their way the SPARQL endpoint.  [...] Vocabularies for doing this have not yet been standardized."
> 
> Is that still the state of affairs? Are there any practical workarounds?
> 
> Best,
> Heiko
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html
> 
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