[foaf-dev] [foaf-protocols] FOAF sites offline during cleanup
kidehen at openlinksw.com
Wed Apr 29 15:06:31 CEST 2009
Steve Harris wrote:
> On 29 Apr 2009, at 09:40, Hugh Glaser wrote:
>> Hi again.
>> A problem I have is that you seem to be encouraging people to use
>> your store
>> to do research (for example of the sort we have been talking about on
>> percentage bnodes) thinking it is on LD, LOD, SW, Web of Data or
>> having read claims such as:
>> "What we have right now is the LOD-Cloud Warehouse".
> Right, I have to say I misunderstood that phrase - I thought it was a
> "Warehouse of the LOD cloud", not "A store containing the
> LOD(Warehouse) portion of the LOD", not having heard the phrase "LOD
> Warehouse" before.
> Given that, it's not very surprising that it has so few bNodes in it,
> as (even modulo Hugh's comments below) that's not a representative
> sample of the LOD world.
> Naturally, our sample is equally unrepresentative, as we went about
> gathering it in a different way. Perhaps we should compute the Void
> stats for the FOAF we harvested, that world is a lot messier place
> though, and I'm not sure how well void will express it offhand.
If we isolate the "FOAF Profiles" bubble of the LOD-Cloud pictorial,
would you say these sources are representative:
> - Steve
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