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Re: Hosting Linked Data using PURL.org

From: Barry Norton <barry.norton@ontotext.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:48:58 +0100
Message-ID: <51E5959A.7080001@ontotext.com>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
On 16/07/2013 19:40, David Wood wrote:
> Hi Barry,
>
>
> On Jul 16, 2013, at 13:29, Barry Norton <barry.norton@ontotext.com 
> <mailto:barry.norton@ontotext.com>> wrote:
>
>> On 16/07/2013 18:12, David Wood wrote:
>>> The source code used by OCLC to operate purl.org <http://purl.org/> 
>>> is [...] rapidly being deprecated as PURL support enters the 
>>> Callimachus Project
>>
>> Could you explain this further?
>
> Sure.  Please see:
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/persistenturls/jjkbMQLYWYU 
> <https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21topic/persistenturls/jjkbMQLYWYU>
>

Noted [and see below]

> Please note that this deprecation relates solely to the codebase and 
> has no impact on OCLC or OCLC's purl.org <http://purl.org> service. 
>  Any decision to migrate or change purl.org <http://purl.org> is 
> purely OCLC's decision.

Thank you, that's an important distinction as many ontologies rely on 
purl.org

>
>> Deprecated by whom?
>
> 3 Round Stones (http://3roundstones.com) currently oversees 
> development and maintenance of both purlz.org <http://purlz.org> and 
> the Callimachus Project.  3 Round Stones is moving all new PURL 
> development from purlz.org <http://purlz.org> to the Callimachus 
> Project because we have been the only ones contributing code to 
> purlz.org <http://purlz.org> in some years.
>

So no new contributions for purlz.org will be accepted?

Barry
Received on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 18:49:30 UTC

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