The intention of this service is to simplify a common task in the work of RDF developers: remembering and looking up URI prefixes. One can look up prefixes from the search box on the homepage, or directly by typing URLs into a browser bar, such as or,dc,owl.ttl. The service supports over a dozen syntaxes for displaying the prefix mapping. New prefix mappings can be added by anyone. If multiple conflicting URIs are submitted for the same namespace, visitors can vote for the one they consider the best.

Keywords: Namespace, HTTP URIs
Author: Cyganiak, Richard
Publisher: Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)
Time required: P10M
Interactivity type: active

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