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Re: Official DBpedia Live Release

From: Tom Heath <tom.heath@talis.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 16:32:57 +0100
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To: Jens Lehmann <lehmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Thanks for the explanation Jens,

Tom.

On 24 June 2011 16:18, Jens Lehmann <lehmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:
>
> Hi Tom,
>
> On 24.06.2011 14:45, Tom Heath wrote:
>> Nice :)
>>
>> Quick question: on the basis of point 6, will resources in the main
>> http://dbpedia.org/ namespace soon reflect the latest changes from
>> DBpedia Live?
>
> Currently, no. (Of course they will reflect the latest changes every few
> months in case of a release.)
>
>> Presumably at this point the separate live.dbpedia
>> SPARQL endpoint would become redundant?
>
> No, the endpoints will run in parallel (for now at least). Some explanation:
>
> There are two extraction modes of DBpedia:
> * dump based (http://dumps.wikimedia.org/)
> * live (via update stream)
>
> The dump based extraction is performed in many (>90) languages. It
> generates all the files at http://downloads.dbpedia.org and some of them
> are loaded in the official endpoint
> (http://wiki.dbpedia.org/DatasetsLoaded) - mostly files extracted from
> the English Wikipedia, but also labels and abstracts in different
> languages. The live version of DBpedia currently works on the English
> Wikipedia edition and does not generate dumps. Currently, we plan to run
> both in parallel, so the live version does not supersede the static dump
> based extraction.
>
> Of course, anything we are doing is open for discussion and we welcome
> suggestions.
>
> I'll post other replies on the DBpedia mailing list to avoid too much
> cross mailing list traffic.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Jens
>
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