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Re: Making Your LInked Data Discoverable

From: Jürgen Jakobitsch <j.jakobitsch@semantic-web.at>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:57:26 +0100
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, Virtuoso Users <virtuoso-users@lists.sourceforge.net>, "dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net" <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>
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+1 to a best practice guide

i was also unaware of the "Link" response header until today.
came across it as of this morning in connection with powder [1].



wkr http://www.turnguard.com/turnguard

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-powder-primer-20080815/#publish


On Wed, 2013-01-23 at 15:09 -0500, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> All,
> 
> Over the years there has been a subtle "blind spot" re. Linked Data that 
> ultimately leads to many a debate thread about Linked Data utility and 
> applications etc.. Thus, I would like to outline a few simple best 
> practices that would go a long way to putting these reoccurring issues 
> to rest, once and for all.
> 
> Whenever you publish an (X)HTML based Linked Data interface please try 
> to achieve at least one of the following:
> 
> 1. Use Linked Data URIs in @href attribute of the <a/> tag associated 
> with the literal values that typically label the subject, predicate, or 
> object of an RDF triple.
> 2. Use the <link/> tag's @rel attribute to associate the (X)HTML 
> document with Linked Data URIs of entities it describes or simply 
> mentions (casually or topically).
> 3. If you have server access and admin level privileges, repeat #2 on 
> the server side using the "Link:" header in HTTP responses .
> 
> Irrespective of how subjectively beautiful or ugly an (X)HTML interface 
> might be re., Linked Data display, the utility of your Linked Data is 
> ultimately comprised if it cannot be discovered, shared, and easily 
> referenced to by other Linked Data tools.
> 
> Remember, this is all about webby structured data that leverages the RDF 
> data model -- an entity relationship model endowed with explicit machine 
> (and human) comprehensible entity relationship semantics :-)
> 
> Here's a simple example from DBpedia: http://bit.ly/10wXsXF .
> 

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