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Re: Checking "Apply library experience in curation" rec

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2011 15:16:05 -0700
Message-ID: <20110906151605.17636ucm32sdju05@kcoyle.net>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Quoting Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>:

> As I see it, the point is not that libraries would themselves add links from
> biographers or genealogists, but that by opening their data they would be
> making it possible for biographers and genealogists themselves to  
> add the links
> -- which is not quite what your sentence says.

Isn't the linked data message that by opening data as linked data the  
links "exist", and in both directions? It's not that genealogists and  
librarians would add links, but that both would create data in a  
linked data format. Any *relationships* created between URIs should  
benefit the entire LD cloud.


Karen Coyle
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