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TAPs serving RDF in non-standard (SOAP) format?

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 12:57:29 -0400
Message-Id: <200406111657.i5BGvTID019767@roke.hawke.org>
To: public-rdf-tap@w3.org


TAP looks like it's providing RDF data in a SOAP envelope, making it
not exactly interoperable with RDF tools.

% GET -H Accept:application/rdf http://tap.stanford.edu/data/MusicianABBA
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- TAP KB Fragment. Made available under the TAP KB Open License. Please
    see http://tap.stanford.edu/license.html
 -->
<SOAP-ENV:Envelope
    SOAP-ENV:encodingStyle="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/encoding/"
    xmlns:a="http://tap.stanford.edu/2002/05/GetDataSchema#"
    xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema-instance"
    xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/"
    xmlns:SOAP-ENV="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"
    xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"
    xmlns:daml="http://www.daml.org/2001/03/daml+oil#"
    xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema"
    xmlns:rdfs="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#"
    xmlns:tap="http://tap.stanford.edu/data/">
  <SOAP-ENV:Body>
    <a:Data>
      <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://tap.stanford.edu/data/MusicianABBA">


... so I'm using the right URI -- the one in that rdf:about -- but
alas I'm not getting RDF data back.   

      -- sandro
Received on Friday, 11 June 2004 12:57:05 GMT

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