This resource explains why one should dereference a vocabulary when publishing it on the Web, and how to do so.
Keywords: Dereferencibility, HTTP URIs, Persistent Uniform Resource Locator (PURL)
Date created: 2013-10-07 04:00:00.000
Time required: P15M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: professional
Interactivity type: expositive
- Ensures that when dereferenced by a Web browser, a URI returns a representation of the resource in human-readable HTML.
- Ensures that when dereferenced by an RDF application, a URI returns representation of the resource in the requested RDF serialization syntax.
- Understands that to be "dereferencable", a URI should be usable to retrieve a representation of the resource it identifies.