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Re: PURLs don't matter, at least in the LOD world

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:18:41 -0500
To: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1329506321.4466.3482.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Fri, 2012-02-17 at 18:48 +0000, Hugh Glaser wrote:
[ . . . ]
> What happens if I have http://purl.org/dbpedia/Tokyo, which is set to
> go to http://dbpedia.org/resource/Tokyo?
> I have (a), (b) and (c) as before.
> Now if dbpedia.org goes Phut!, we are in exactly the same situation -
> (b) gets lost.

No, the idea is that the administrator for http://purl.org/dbpedia/
updates the redirect, to point to whatever new site is hosting the
dbpedia data, so the http://purl.org/dbpedia/Tokyo still works.

David Booth, Ph.D.

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