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jean-baptiste (8) [Avatar] Offline
In chapter 2.1, page 29, you say that if we publish a RDF statement, the URI should use a DNS domain that we control. However, if I want to add on the data web the information that Michelangelo loved icecream, for instance, the subject of my RDF statement shouldn't be better the DBPedia URI ?

Thank you for your previous answers.

david.wood (45) [Avatar] Offline
Re: Why should we use a DNS domain that we control for URI ?
Hi Jean-Baptiste,

Well, we actually say that in context with making up your own URIs. You are encouraged to use someone else's URIs when you are talking about something they have already named! That's part of the first Linked Data principle: We all know we are talking about the same Michelangelo when we use the same URI. So you are right when you say that you should use the DBpedia URI to refer to Michelangelo.

Although I reserve the right to disbelieve your triple about ice cream smilie