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Re: dbpedia lite

From: Fumihiro Kato <fumi@fumi.me>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 15:42:15 +0900
Message-ID: <AANLkTilGRIG2aoKm7hqFxu5PX251-EhTL4yUrYBfwa75@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>, public-rdf-ruby <public-rdf-ruby@w3.org>
Hi Nicholas,

This is cool. Is there any plan to support other languages of Wikipedia?
I have tested your code with ja.wikipedia.org, and it looks working
well [1]. It may be a good start to provide dbpedia for each language.
For instance, a URI for a Japanese resource should be
http://ja.dbpedialite.org/things/xxxx or something like that.


[1] http://fumihiro.sakura.ne.jp:4567/

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Nicholas Humfrey
<nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been working on a cut down version of dbpedia, called dbpedia lite:
> http://dbpedialite.org/
> "dbpedia lite takes some of the structured data in Wikipedia and presents it
> as Linked Data. It contains a small subset of the data that dbpedia
> contains; it does not attempt to extract data from the Wikipedia infoboxes.
> Data is fetched live from the Wikipedia API. It uses Wikipedia pageIds in
> its URIs to attempt to mitigate the problems of article titles changing over
> time."
> The reasons for building it are:
> - to try build a webapp with RDF.db, Spira, Sinatra and Heroku
> - to experiment with using Wikipedia page ids in URIs (instead of titles)
> - to create small (<10) number of triples per thing on a REST API
> - live data for all things in Wikipedia
> - fun!
> There is no query interface - only a RESTful interface that following the
> Linking Open Data principles.
> Source code is on GitHub:
> http://github.com/njh/dbpedialite
> nick.
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