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Re: Is there an NCBI taxonomy in OWL ?

From: Andrea Splendiani <andrea.splendiani@bbsrc.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:37:13 +0000
Cc: Chris Mungall <cjm@berkeleybop.org>, public-semweb-lifesci hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2A4F7483-6FC8-4621-A9AC-C174E3247BDE@bbsrc.ac.uk>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
I guess this could be a good idea for ontology providers...

ciao,
Andrea

Il giorno 26/feb/09, alle ore 05:38, Lee Feigenbaum ha scritto:

> andrea splendiani (RRes-Roth) wrote:
>> Thanks!
>> It'2 240M, but compressed is only 9. I wonder whether there is some  
>> architecture to transparently transfer
>> compressed ontologies...
>
> HTTP-accessible ontologies should be able to be setup to be  
> downloaded with gzip (or equivalent) HTTP transfer encoding, which  
> does indeed compress Web resources (ontologies or otherwise)  
> transparently for transfer.
>
> I'm happy to help anyone who wants to set this up on their servers  
> (at least if it's Apache-based, which is where most of my experience  
> lies).
>
> (Apologies if the question was getting at something specific for  
> ontologies, rather than more general for HTTP.)
>
> Lee
>
>> Ciao,
>> Andrea
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Chris Mungall [mailto:cjm@berkeleybop.org] Sent: 25 February  
>> 2009 20:53
>> To: andrea splendiani (RRes-Roth)
>> Cc: public-semweb-lifesci hcls
>> Subject: Re: Is there an NCBI taxonomy in OWL ?
>> On Feb 25, 2009, at 11:58 AM, Andrea Splendiani wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I was looking for an NCBI Taxnomoy in OWL, but I didn't find it  
>>> (or  better, could find fragment from other projects...)
>>>
>>> What is strange though, is that on the obo foundry website   
>>> (berkeleybop.org/ontologies) there are notes on the ncbi taxonomy   
>>> representation in owl... but not the representation itself.
>> Temporarily dropped from the summary page but still available at  
>> the  usual URL
>> http://purl.org/obo/owl/NCBITaxon
>> (warning: large..)
>>> Does anybody have some hint about where I can fin an OWL  
>>> version ?  Or even an RDF version ? Even better would a sparql  
>>> endpoint  containing it...
>>>
>>> best,
>>> Andrea Splendiani
>>>
>>>
>>>
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