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Re: Hosting Linked Data using PURL.org

From: Alfredo Serafini <seralf@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:01:25 +0200
Message-ID: <CADawF4M3BDdyWCH+A6+YoLw0knvKD3XV0e5wqZ=m97VL-sXA6w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Luca Matteis <lmatteis@gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
HI do you mean by hosting and exposing directly static RDFs?
In principles it's possible, but i think a minimal linked data server is
required at least to take care of url normalization, checking etc. What i
mean is that using redirect seems to me a little tricky, even if you plan
to use only a small amount of static RDF data.

2013/7/16 Luca Matteis <lmatteis@gmail.com>

> I was wondering what the community thought about using http://purl.org to
> actually host Linked Data. I know using PURL is common for hosting
> *vocabularies*, but what about actual data?
> PURL provides what they call "partial-redirects" [1] which allow you to
> use URIs such as http://purl.org/foo/<number> and be able to accordingly
> redirect to your Linked Data resource.
> It seems logical to me that also data, apart from vocabularies, should
> pass the test of time, and using PURL is a way to help that. Are there any
> best-practices regarding this?
> Thank you,
> Luca
> 1. http://purl.org/docs/help.html#purladvcreate
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