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Reverse Links and HTTP Referer

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 02:47:34 +0000
Message-ID: <4D2D1646.4080108@webr3.org>
To: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Hi All,

Two little questions for you all,

1: does anybody send HTTP Referer headers from their linked data clients 
and crawlers?
  - for instance if dereferencing an IRI in the object position of a 
triple, send the subject - and likewise for the other direction.

2: has anybody configured their linked data servers to read the value of 
the Referer header in order to find backlinks, dereference the value, or 
store the reverse links?

ps: apologies for the cc to semantic web, looking for answers from 
anybody who may have taken this approach at any time, not just recently.


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