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Geonames oddities

From: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 14:04:15 +0100
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To: "Linked Data community" <public-lod@w3.org>


> Hi,
> 
I was looking at geonames the other day... If you look at the RDF for England:

> http://sws.geonames.org/6269131/about.rdf
> 
> you'll see it has a parentFeature relationship that points to UK (fair enough).
> 
But, the childrenFeatures relationship then points to an RDF file

> http://sws.geonames.org/6269131/contains.rdf
> 
that contains a list of features. This seems (to me) to be a very odd way of doing things? Anyone else?

> John
> 
> 
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