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Re: [Ann] Triplify 0.4

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sun, 03 Aug 2008 13:15:26 -0400
Message-ID: <4895E7AE.40207@openlinksw.com>
To: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
CC: Orri Erling <erling@xs4all.nl>, public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3c.org

Sören Auer wrote:
> Orri Erling wrote:
>> If the data is not secret, it might be best if we had a look at 
>> loading it
>> ourselves with different configurations.
>> We have some of pubmed etc from Banff already, so please say what 
>> data it
>> would be.
> Orri, Triplify itself is rather a software than data. Triplify allows 
> to publish relational databases as Linked Data with minimal effort.
> A list of some "triplified" data sources can be obtained from:
> <http://triplify.org/Registry>
> But these are mostly 3rd party contributions.
> Hope that helps,
> Sören

I think you simply need to tell Orri that Triplify is a PHP based 
mechanism for RDF Views  (or Semantic Covers) over Relational (typical 
MySQL) based data :-) In a nutshell, another mechanism for RDBM to RDF 
[1] along the lines of:

1. Virtuoso's SPASQL based Meta Schema Language for ODBC or JDBC 
accessible data sources (in addition to Native Virtuoso)
2. D2RQ's  N3 based mapping language for JDBC data sources


1. http://esw.w3.org/topic/Rdb2RdfXG/StateOfTheArt/Table



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