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Re: New LOD dataset for media types

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2015 00:48:02 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+gikWCyq3fYHyt40DX2hEVe-ryx9cF=qX2rJkWsY=dqQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvio Peroni <silvio.peroni@unibo.it>
Cc: Linking Open Data Mailing List Data <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web Mailing List <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 5 November 2015 at 00:21, Silvio Peroni <silvio.peroni@unibo.it> wrote:

> Dear friends,
>
> We are pleased to announce a new LOD dataset
>
> http://www.sparontologies.net/mediatype
>
> that makes available media types defined as proper resources in RDF,
> according to the SPAR Ontologies [1] and DCTerms [2].
>
> A media type is an identifier (for example "text/turtle") for file formats
> on the Internet composed by two parts: a registry ("text" in the example)
> and a record ("turtle" in the example). They are handled by the Internet
> Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), which is the official authority for the
> standardisation and publication of these classifications.
>
> The aforementioned web space, part of the SPAR Ontologies website, has
> been reserved for providing the RDF representation of each media type
> defined by IANA [3]. In particular, a media type is accessible by
> concatenating the URL "http://www.sparontologies.net/mediatype/" with its
> related identifier. For instance, "
> http://www.sparontologies.net/mediatype/text/turtle" allows one to access
> the specific resource for the "text/turtle" media type.
>
> Each media type can be accompanied by agents who acted as contributors,
> the related RFC documents documenting it, its current status (either
> official, deprecated or obsoleted), and direct links to Wikipedia pages
> and DBpedia resources related with the media type.
>
> All these resources defining media types, thus, can be used for specifying
> particular formats (e.g., by means of the DCTerms property dcterms:format)
> that a certain entity, such as a book or a dataset, can have.
>
> Please do not hesitate to contact us (sparontologies@gmail.com) for
> questions and additional information about this LOD dataset.
>
> Have a nice day :-)
>

Thanks for some great work!

Question:  do you find this work related to the IANA discussion on media
types here:

https://github.com/mnot/I-D/issues/140


>
> S.
>
>
>
> 1. http://www.sparontologies.net
> 2. http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/
> 3. http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/media-types.xml
>
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Silvio Peroni, Ph.D.
> Department of Computer Science and Engineering
> University of Bologna, Bologna (Italy)
> Tel: +39 051 2094871
> E-mail: silvio.peroni@unibo.it
> Web: http://www.essepuntato.it
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>
>
Received on Wednesday, 4 November 2015 23:48:34 UTC

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