Freebase has been shut down today.
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From: 'Jason Douglas' via Freebase Discuss <
Date: Mon, May 2, 2016 at 8:08 PM
Subject: [freebase-discuss] So long and thanks for all the data!
To: Freebase Discuss <freebase-discuss(a)googlegroups.com>
Today we will shut down freebase.com
and the Freebase APIs. This is later
than originally announced , but the launch of the KG Search API  also
took longer than anticipated.
The Freebase data was openly licensed and belongs to all of us, so we'll be
leaving the data dumps available indefinitely. In addition to the last
regular data dump that's been available ever since Freebase went read only
, we've added a complete final graphd dump that includes all of the
tuple metadata for anyone who really wants a forensic challenge . If you
have no idea what graphd tuples are, you probably shouldn't bother looking
at it. ;-)
It was fun! And to keep contributing to open knowledge bases, remember to
check out Wikidata (wikidata.org
- Google Knowledge Graph Team
guid - The 128-bit guid of the primitive, rendered as a 32-byte hex string.
typeguid - The guid of the primitive's type if it is an edge (the predicate
in RDF terms). If empty, the primitive represents a node in the graph,
rather than an edge.
left - The guid of the primitive's left-hand side (the subject in RDF
right - The guid of the primitive's right-hand side (the object in RDF
value - The literal value of the primitive. Only a few edge types have both
right and value values (e.g, /type/object/key, /type/object/name).
datatype - The type of the value, when present. One of: string | boolean |
integer | float | timestamp | url | guid | bytestring.
scope - The guid of the object whose permission was used to write the
primitive (typically a user or attribution node).
timestamp - When the primitive was written, with16 bits of sub-second
live - Whether the primitive was an assertion or deletion.
archival - not used
valuetype - not used
txstart - Signals the beginning of replication transaction
name - A few primitives are named so they can be directly accessed by
system bootstrap code, starting with HAS_KEY.
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