[Geowanking]RDF help sought
rs at crystalflame.net
Tue May 13 17:53:30 PDT 2003
On Monday, May 12, 2003, at 09:51 AM, Anselm Hook wrote:
>>>  http://ThereAndThen.org - the gist is: a consistent,
>>> universal method of specifying location and time in a secondary
>>> URL - tie a web resource to a point in time & space, on a per-domain
>>> basis. A sample TT address in URL form:
> Wouldn't it be better to embed the long lat as a parameter passed to a
> rather than directly in the URL itself?
> Then you could focus on formalizing what the query is... and would
> probably see more adoption.
I've found that Apache2 has an option that enables PATHINFO queries,
such that you pass cgi parameters via pathname -- like above, or how
Amazon does it. It's a nice alternative to using ?a=b&c=d queries,
when you want to retain the pathnameyness of things.
> Alternatively the query could be shipped as a piece of xml... much like
> talking to the google api.
I'd be *all for* having an API available to query about a given URL on
my site. That'd be useful for many, many things besides geostamp
metadata, too -- like last modification time, revision history,
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