Re: "Two-way Search" demo anyone?

Danny Ayers wrote:
> Dave Winer has posted an idea [1] that I think would make a neat
> little demo in the crossover area between LOD and traditional
> keyword/linkrank search. His suggestion is for a search engine to
> offer a preference to allow the searcher to enter their blog URI
> alongside the usual text search, allowing the engine to provide more
> focused results. (Curiously he elides the part about what mechanisms
> are used behind the scenes :-)
> I'm pretty sure someone around here will have most if not all of the
> necessary pieces already in place (SearchMonkey, Sindice...), but I
> don't recall seeing a really minimal UI, like:
> Search Terms :               [          ]
> Home Page or WebID :   [          ]
> Come to think of it, if anyone has a dedicated RDF-backed RSS/Atom
> aggregator, I'd rather like a blog search tool like this. SPARQL regex
> would probably be adequate for the text search part, with maybe
> derived foaf:primaryTopics from documents being lined up with
> foaf:interests pulled via the WebID.
> Cheers,
> Danny.
> [1]

Please have a look at:
1. - LOD Cloud Cache (5 Billion+ triples from 
the LOD Cloud Data Set collection plus others)
-- Service API 

I've also posted comments to his blog post at:



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