LCNA / VIAF dates of birth turn out to be surprisingly useful for
writing wikipedia biographies of living people.
Almost makes you wonder whether there's a reason we shouldn't be
plastering people's dates of birth all over the public internet.
On 07/18/2014 10:14 AM, Karen Coyle wrote:
> Wow. Am I now glad that my LCNA entry doesn't include birth date :-). I
> doubt if the entry has ever had such exposure.
> On 7/17/14, 1:27 PM, LeVan,Ralph wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Pilsk, Suzanne
>> Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2014 3:54 PM
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>> Subject: Re: [BIBFRAME] BibFrame and Linked Data: Identifiers
>>> So Ralph, are you saying the IRI for Karen should be
>> Well, the hash stuff at the end is gratuitous decoration, but yes,
>> that's the correct URI. http://viaf.org/viaf/195531823 (without
>> trailing slash or hash comment) is the ID for Karen as a
>> RealWorldObject and returns a 303 redirect to that URI with a trailing
>> slash, pointing to our page about her.