[tdwg-content] resolvable URIs

John R. WIECZOREK tuco at berkeley.edu
Sat Jun 6 00:37:07 CEST 2009

Hi Hilmar,

That's a good point. The preferred procedure to post potential issues
is described in the following page:




On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Hilmar Lapp<hlapp at duke.edu> wrote:
> Right now the DwC Terms RDF download at http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/rdf/dwcterms.rdf
>  sets the namespace URI to http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/ and doesn't
> seem to otherwise mention the download URI.
> I may be missing something, but doesn't that mean that DwC Terms
> referenced in RDF documents using the canonical namespace URI (http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
> ) can't be resolved?
> I guess at present that doesn't matter too much as there isn't really
> anything in the DwC Terms ontology that would tell a client agent
> something about the term that it wouldn't already know. But it's maybe
> worth noting that that's different from other well-known vocabularies.
> For example, the canonical URI for DC Terms (http://purl.org/dc/
> terms/) resolves to the RDF for the whole vocabulary.
> (BTW I'm not sure this is the right list to post DwC questions/issues
> to - let me know if it's not and where to send instead)
>        -hilmar
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