Help needed: *brief* online poll about blank nodes

Dear colleagues,

We're conducting some research into the current use of blank nodes in
Linked Data publishing, and we need your help.

We would like to get a general impression of the intent of publishers
when using blank-nodes in their RDF data. Along these lines, we drafted
a short survey containing 2 questions which will only take a minute or
two of your time.

We would be very grateful if you would take the time to fill out the
poll. We will make the results available online later this month.

Note that the poll is trying to determine what you *intend* when you
publish blank nodes. It is not a quiz on RDF Semantics. There is no
"correct" answer.

Link to Poll:

If you have been involved in publishing RDF data on the Web (e.g., as
Linked Data), please provide a URL or a domain name which indicates the

Please feel free to tweet a link to this mail. However, to avoid influencing
responses, we would strongly prefer if this email is not replied to on-list.
If you want to give feedback on the poll, please reply directly to my email

Many thanks for your time!

Alejandro Mallea et al.
DERI Galway

PS. Sorry if the message is repeated. I sent it two hours ago but so far I
haven't seen it in the archives or in my inbox.

Received on Sunday, 19 June 2011 10:37:20 UTC