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Re: proposal for standard NCBI database URI

From: Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>
Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 10:40:25 +0200
Message-ID: <44605579.8060105@isb-sib.ch>
To: public-semweb-lifesci <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> As far as I know there is no standard URI for a resource at NCBI. I 
> would like to propose that there be one, since we will all need them to 
> use when we refer to these resources  in our RDF. (and I need one *now*)

Next you'll probably also need standard URL's for all the databases NCBI 
references ;-)

> Following other styles I've seen, I propose the following:
> 1. 
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2006/entrez/<DATABASE_GOES_HERE>/<IDENTIFIER_GOES_HERE> 

"2006" may confuse some people as most of the resources in this namespace 
are (or will be) created or modified either before or after 2006...

Also, is someone from NCBI involved here?
Received on Tuesday, 9 May 2006 08:40:48 UTC

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