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Re: URI for the information gathering

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2007 08:38:06 +0200
Message-ID: <4615EACE.3070001@w3.org>
To: kidehen@openlinksw.com
CC: public-sweo-ig@w3.org

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Kingsley,

I am not sure how to interpret your answer. The question is simple: is
the construction of the type:

http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/sweo/public/InfoGather

with redirection wherever you have it o.k., yes or no?

Ivan

Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> 
> All,
> Leo,
> 
> we had this discussion before, I have discussed it with our team.
> 
> What seems to be the simplest and the smallest hassle is to use a URI
> under the SWEO area, something like
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/sweo/public/InfoGather
> 
> (the last bit of the URI is to be chosen by you...) and our system guys
> can and will redirect it to any IP address that, I presume, Kingsley can
> provide. The only extra requirement is that, when the time comes, there
> should be some clear backup mechanism either by OpenLink or some wget on
> our side, so that the content could be reproduced if (sorry
> Kingsley!:-), say, OpenLink goes out of business:-)
> 
> Is that o.k.?
>   
>> To clarify one more time:
> 
>> 1. URIs to a master RDF archive is an integral part of this kind of system
>> 2. The approach to loading this data will more than likely be identical
>> to the Linking Open Data project's data sets page, by this I mean the
>> URIs to the RDF data will be listed by the various Data Contributors
> 
>> The longevity of OpenLink should not be basis of the these procedures.
> 
>> The core philosophy of Open Access to Data and sharing said data on the
>> Web, is what should drive our approach. This is what I've always
>> envisioned the Web to be about :-)
> 
>> BTW - DBpedia is a good working example of the principles espoused above.
> 
>> Also note, the system can easily be hosted on a W3C system (I also
>> offered this from day one).
> 
>> Kingsley
> 
> Ivan
>>

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