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Finding a SPARQL endpoint by an LOD URI?

From: Heiko Paulheim <paulheim@ke.tu-darmstadt.de>
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2012 08:45:24 +0200
Message-ID: <4FF3E684.6080704@ke.tu-darmstadt.de>
To: public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org
Hi all,

I am wondering whether there is a way of finding a SPARQL endpoint for 
an LOD URI, i.e., a function f that behaves like
f(<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Darmstadt>) = <http://dbpedia.org/sparql>

TimBL's design issues document [1] says:
"To make the data be effectively linked, someone who only has the URI of 
something must be able to find their way the SPARQL endpoint.  [...] 
Vocabularies for doing this have not yet been standardized."

Is that still the state of affairs? Are there any practical workarounds?


[1] http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html

Dr. Heiko Paulheim
Knowledge Engineering Group
Technische Universitšt Darmstadt
Phone: +49 6151 16 6634
Fax:   +49 6151 16 5482
Received on Wednesday, 4 July 2012 06:45:56 UTC

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