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Re: PURL and PubMed ids

From: Jonathan A Rees <jar@mumble.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 12:40:29 -0400
Message-Id: <7136517A-68DE-46D5-A670-76E213880474@mumble.net>
Cc: "Duncan Hull" <duncan.hull@cs.man.ac.uk>, "public-semweb-lifesci hcls" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, "chris mungall" <cjm@fruitfly.org>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>

On Apr 20, 2007, at 12:07 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:

>  A
> sticking point is that the http-range14 might suggest that
> http://purl.org/commons/pmid/7451682 return 303 and redirect to the
> rdf, but purl.org does not support this behaviour.

We can always get a 303 by having purl.org's 302 response forward to  
a URI that we provide (e.g. on sw.neurocommons.org or any other  
server that we control). That server can then return a 303.

Not efficient or pleasant, and probably confusing to all user-agents,  
but doable.

Eric P thinks we should lobby OCLC to add semweb support such as  
redirection prefixes ending with non-/ (needed in order to support  
Qnames for pubmed records, among other things).  303 redirects would  
also best be handled at OCLC. The software is all open, I think, so  
maybe if we implement the features, we can get OCLC to install them...

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