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Re: SemWeb Non-Starter -- Distributed URI Discovery

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 21:14:58 +0300
Message-Id: <e8451dbd15b7c5b71fd6b852986b8c5e@nokia.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
To: "ext Leo Sauermann" <leo@gnowsis.com>


On Apr 4, 2005, at 18:23, ext Leo Sauermann wrote:

> yes and ++me
>
> As you can read on
> http://leobard.twoday.net/stories/607462/

Very cool! Need to look at mindraider more closely. Thanks
for the pointer.

Patrick

>
> URIQA and the use of the uriqa get mode does a good thing to query rdf 
> sources.
> (.../uriqa?uri=....&....)
> I used the concepts of CBD and dereferencable URLs throughout 
> www.gnowsis.org and it helped much.
>
> It was really easy to plug together
> * gnowsis and mindraider
>   http://leobard.twoday.net/stories/607462/
> * and gnowsis and fenfire
>   http://leobard.twoday.net/stories/406584/
> * and gnowsis and foafnaut
>   http://leobard.twoday.net/stories/307895/
>
>
> so from my side:
> * USE URLs (or google for uri crisis)
> * uriqa is it to get it fly for today (.."bootstrapping" as patrick 
> put it)
>
> cheers
> Leo
>
>
> Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit 04.04.2005 07:17,  da Patrick Stickler 
> schrieb:
>
>> On Apr 1, 2005, at 17:10, ext Miles, AJ ((Alistair)) wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>> As far as I can tell, there is no formal, generalized
>>>> mechanism to reliably query the owner of a URI in order to
>>>> obtain an RDF Description of that URI.  And this is a serious
>>>> impediment to the Semantic Web.
>>>
>>>
>>> I think this hits the nail on the head.
>>>
>>> A couple of thoughts ...
>>>
>>> First this extends beyond HTTP - how might one implement this for 
>>> URN for example?  Considering HTTP URIs only, URIQA is the only 
>>> thing I know of that actually satisfies this requirement fully, but 
>>> it would take a lot of time and effort to migrate to an http web 
>>> that supports URIQA.
>>
>>
>>
>> Actually, because .....
>>
>> It is my long held view that bootstrapping knowledge discovery for 
>> the semantic
>> web, as an interface between the web and semantic web layers, must be 
>> an integral
>> part of the foundational web machinery.
>
>
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