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Re: [dxwg] Proposal for relaxing range of dcat:contactPoint

From: makxdekkers via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 09:38:51 +0000
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@dr-shorthair @arminhaller The problem that I see is that the object of `dcat:contactPoint` is "relevant contact information". An instance of `foaf:Agent` is a person or organisation, not its contact information. Of course the person or organisation may have contact information but it's not obvious how to get to that. This was a recurring issue with DCAT-AP and led to the guideline at https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/release/how-are-publisher-and-contact-point-modelled. Even if the range is widened to include `foaf:Agent`, I think there needs to be a statement somewhere that the instance metadata needs to include the contact information -- and I would suggest it then recommends the use of vCard, so that the data is interoperable.

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