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Re: Think before you write Semantic Web crawlers

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:12:03 +0200
Cc: Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Daniel Herzig <herzig@kit.edu>, semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org
Message-Id: <3E457621-C286-4462-958E-512FACFA3CFD@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Andreas Harth <andreas@harth.org>
Andreas, 
The difference is that amateur publishers enrich the Web with their diverse content.
Amateur consumers cause trouble to the Web.

Martin

On Jun 22, 2011, at 9:29 PM, Andreas Harth wrote:

> Hi Martin,
> 
> On 06/22/2011 09:08 PM, Martin Hepp wrote:
>> Please make a survey among typical Web site owners on how many of them have
>> 
>> 1. access to this level of server configuration and
> > 2. the skills necessary to implement these recommendations.
> 
> d'accord .
> 
> But the case we're discussing there's also:
> 
> 3. publishes millions of pages
> 
> I am glad you brought up the issue, as there are several data providers
> out there (some with quite prominent names) with hundreds of millions of
> triples, but unable to sustain lookups every couple of seconds or so.
> 
> I am very much in favour of amateur web enthusiasts (I would like to claim
> I've started as one).  Unfortunately, you get them on both ends, publishers
> and consumers.  Postel's law applies to both, I guess.
> 
> Best regards,
> Andreas.
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