Re: uri for uri

On 12/24/22 6:01 AM, IS4 wrote:
> Merry Christmas to the public-lod mailing list!
> As a gift to you all, I have re-launched the uri4uri site, now truly 
> permanently available at <> and upgraded for 
> even greater linked data satisfaction! There were a lot of changes and 
> news to the site, including (but not limited to):
> * JSON-LD as a supported serialization format.
> * New namespaces for URI-related things such as ports (like 80) , 
> named services (like SMTP), protocols (like TCP), URN namespaces (like 
> uuid), well-known URIs (like genid), etc. All of them provide 
> meaningful information automatically and periodically extracted from 
> IANA. Additionally, Wikidata is queried in real time for most of them, 
> so even entities not registered in IANA get useful descriptions! If 
> you need a quick up-to-date source of information about these things 
> (and filename suffixes and others), this is now the place to go to!
> * All datasets are described using VoID at 
> <>. There is not a SPARQL endpoint yet, 
> but Triple Pattern Fragments are now supported and can be used with a 
> client-side SPARQL engine. And yes, CORS is enabled, so you can query 
> the site from web applications too!
> * Some more provenance information and additional metadata added to 
> all entities wherever possible.
> * Domains now use RDAP as the primary query mechanism, so there is no 
> need for a hardcoded WHOIS list and parser anymore (the WHOIS record 
> is still provided through RDAP however). IP addresses are supported too!
> * MIME types support structured extensions like +xml, +json etc., and 
> parameters are correctly parsed as well.
> * Escaping requirements were loosened for the /uri/ namespace, so the 
> full URI does not look ugly. ?#% still have to be escaped however.
> There were many more updates and changes to the site, and I am sure 
> there will be many more of them as well (and the site is open-source 
> so feel free to assist in making it even greater!). Scheme-specific 
> parsing and description of mailto:, tag:, data:, urn:uuid:, urn:oid: 
> etc. URIs for example is something that is definitely on the horizon.
> Enjoy, and merry Christmas and a happy new year to you all!
> IS4

Season's Greetings to all!

Wonderful stuff :)


Kingsley Idehen 
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Received on Thursday, 29 December 2022 20:55:23 UTC