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Re: Semantic content negotiation (was Re: expectations of vocabulary)

From: Daniel Larsson <daniel.larsson@servicefactory.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 13:42:26 +0200
Message-ID: <44C8A6A2.7010609@servicefactory.com>
To: Reto Bachmann-Gmür <reto@gmuer.ch>
CC: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>, "'Danny Ayers'" <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, "'Semantic Web'" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Reto Bachmann-Gmür wrote:
> The webserver serving the resource <http://gmuer.ch/> delivers two
> different XML documents depending if the Accept header is set to
> "application/atom+xml" or to "application/rss+xml". XML clients get what
> they want, whether they prefer RSS or Atom. How can I do something
> similar for RDF oriented clients with different levels of understanding
> of AtomOWL, AtomRDF, RSS 1.0 and/or RSS 1.1? Delivering several triples
> with identical (or near identical) meaning for every assertion an saying
> "sort it out when it gets to your home" doesn't seem ideal to me.
To me it sounds like you're looking for a SPARQL endpoint, so your
client can query for particular triples among the set describing the
resource. What problem does "Accept-Vocabulary" solve that SPARQL doesn't?
> reto

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