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Re: baseURI - SPARQL endpoint - Named Graph

From: Richard Newman <r.newman@reading.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 09:19:14 -0700
Message-Id: <65559D30-B0FD-42AD-B577-0E2DA55E771F@reading.ac.uk>
Cc: "'SW-forum'" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "'Paap, Onno'" <onno.paap@gmail.com>, "'Benjamins, Robin'" <rxbenjam@bechtel.com>
To: "Hans Teijgeler" <hans.teijgeler@quicknet.nl>
That's pretty much it, yes.

"lead to", currently, pretty much means "accepts HTTP requests".

Happy to help.


On  6 Jul 2006, at 12:44 AM, Hans Teijgeler wrote:

> Richard,
> Thanks again!
> To make sure that I understood you correctly (and asking some  
> further questions):
> the base URI is there for convenience only. That convenience is  
> that, when a base URI is defined, rdf:resource="#identifier" means  
> "baseURI#identifier" (why not a namespace used then?). I guess that  
> the choice of a base URI is based on maximum convenience (i.e.  
> usable for the maximum number of resources) rather than on some  
> physical location (e.g. a triple store)
> a SPARQL endpoint can be any URI, provided that a SPARQL service is  
> behind it; http://www.pqr-ltd.com/p4502 could be such an endpoint  
> URI, provided that p4502 would lead to a SPARQL service (I still  
> need some clarification about what the latter really means in  
> layman terms; is an endpoint, like that p4502, a.k.a. fragment?  
> (though not the same, of course))
> Named Graphs have nothing to do with endpoints, they are accessible  
> "behind" an endpoint (correct?)
> Regards,
> Hans

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