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Re: KB download errors

From: Rob McCool <robm@robm.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 17:12:47 -0800
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@cdepot.net>
Cc: public-rdf-tap@w3.org
Message-ID: <20021227171247.A24491@flapjack.stanford.edu>

The download.pl script has a few problems. Downloading
is known not to have a problem. This file, if saved as tap.rdf is the entire

My suggestion is to download tap.rdf from that URL, and use the kbtrans
program to convert it to MCF, if that is your preferred format.

kbtrans is in tap-0.72/Perl/publishing. To use it, run something like:

cd tap-0.72/Perl/publishing
./kbtrans.pl -i tap.rdf -o tap.mcf

The download script's bugs are known, unfortunately. A new script was 
written but it hasn't been deployed.

> The display programs all seem to be working as you advertised.
> But the KB downloads have some errors.  
> I downloaded the "problem files" twice with the same result, 
> so I think the problem is in the download program download.pl
> (or in http://tap.stanford.edu/data).
> These downloaded files (without instance data) contain one or more "</0>", 
> and seem to have some lines missing before the "</0>".
> Resource.rdf
> Activity.rdf
> Literal.rdf
> Tangible.rdf
> ============ 
> Dick McCullough 
> knowledge := man do identify od existent done
> knowledge haspart proposition list
Received on Sunday, 29 December 2002 00:20:01 UTC

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