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Re: .htaccess a major bottleneck to Semantic Web adoption / Was: Re: ?RDFa vs RDF/XML and content negotiation

From: Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 21:35:37 +0200
Message-ID: <4A4D0C09.3090607@yahoo-inc.com>
To: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
CC: Bill Roberts <bill@swirrl.com>, public-lod@w3.org
Hi guys,

Have you looked at "Best Practice Recipes for Publishing RDF Vocabularies":



Juan Sequeda wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> Is your code to do the content negotation in RoR available somewhere?
> I'm trying to come up with example code to put up (sometime soon) on 
> the linkeddata.org <http://linkeddata.org> site.
> Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
> Dept. of Computer Sciences
> The University of Texas at Austin
> www.juansequeda.com <http://www.juansequeda.com>
> www.semanticwebaustin.org <http://www.semanticwebaustin.org>
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 8:19 PM, Bill Roberts <bill@swirrl.com 
> <mailto:bill@swirrl.com>> wrote:
>     I thought I'd give the .htaccess approach a try, to see what's
>     involved in actually setting it up.  I'm no expert on Apache, but
>     I know the basics of how it works, I've got full access to a web
>     server and I can read the online Apache documentation as well as
>     the next person.
>     So... after an hour or so of messing around, I still couldn't get
>     Apache based linked data content negotiation to work properly.
>      (Something to do with turning off MultiViews which in turn meant
>     fiddling with AllowOverride).  I had more pressing things to do so
>     I gave up.
>     Anyway, I conclude that I agree with Martin that this is not in
>     general an easy way to set up content negotiation!  And I had full
>     access to all the Apache conf files - without that I wouldn't have
>     got anywhere.  In contrast, last year I wrote some code to do
>     linked data content negotiation in a Ruby on Rails app, which was
>     pretty easy.
>     Regards
>     Bill
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