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Re: RDF Update Feeds

From: Damian Steer <d.steer@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 16:00:13 +0000
Message-ID: <4B02C88D.7000701@bristol.ac.uk>
To: Georgi Kobilarov <georgi.kobilarov@gmx.de>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
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Georgi Kobilarov wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I'd like to start a discussion about a topic that I think is getting
> increasingly important: RDF update feeds.
> 
> The linked data project is starting to move away from releases of large data
> dumps towards incremental updates. But how can services consuming rdf data
> from linked data sources get notified about changes? Is anyone aware of
> activities to standardize such rdf update feeds, or at least aware of
> projects already providing any kind of update feed at all? And related to
> that: How do we deal with RDF diffs?

There have been a few suggestions over the years. [1] immediately jumps
to mind, for example.

Would sparql update work as a patch format? Generating it might be
tricky, and I'm not sure fancy running syndicated updates without
checking them first. On the other hand I interact with larger stores
using sparql, so simply recording the updates sent would work.

Damian

[1] <http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Diff>
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