When you create new, custom Artefact- and Link- Types you may ask yourself what is the meaning of RDF-URI?
Why is it important?
- When you do Scripting (Javascipt) you save a lot of additional GET Calls.
- The Link is not visible at the first glance.
- Link/Artefact Types will have a unique ID in every DNG Project Area. This will help you with traceability over different DNG PA with the same Link/Artefact Type.
Unfortunatly this field is not mandatory. But it should!
Let me give you an example with accessing (GET) a Requirement with the Advanced REST Client of Chrome.
Without the RDF-URI you will not see the link of type “Precede”, instead you see a not meaningful rm_property.
With a RDF-URI like “http://hostname.com/rm/linkType#Precede”: