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As of my ACTION-38 I try to give an overview on Linked Data clients in the following.

What is a Linked Data Client?

For the matter of this memo, a Linked Data Client (LDC) is "a program that runs on the server or in a User Agent (such as a browser) that consumes entities from a data source that conforms to the Linked Data principles, such as found in the Linked Open Data (LOD) cloud".

See also the Technical Report on Linked Data Applications for a deeper discussion and motivation.


There are several aspects one could consider concerning the LDC types:

Examples in the Wild