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Re: [BioPAX-discuss] LSID Best practices...

From: Gary Bader <bader@cbio.mskcc.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 10:29:04 -0400
Message-Id: <716a63c61801ca23931f4713c9425700@cbio.mskcc.org>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
To: Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>

Ok - thanks.  Also, it seems that there are two namespace models, one 
for RDF IDs, used in OWL documents and one for LSIDs.  I guess that is 
not major but is part of the 'life-science aware' issue you mentioned.


On Apr 7, 2005, at 10:23 AM, Eric Jain wrote:

> Gary Bader wrote:
>> Is there any standard way of resolving LSIDs that are used in this 
>> way?
> If you are asking how to actually retrieve the data for an LSID, from 
> the resolution service point of view, then no, I don't think there is 
> any standard way. This is probably one of reasons some people favor 
> the use of URLs as identifiers. I wouldn't go so far, but this is a 
> problem, as this means that your software needs to be 
> "life-science-aware".
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