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Re: ISSUE-47 Proposal for LDP vocabulary document

From: Sergio Fernández <sergio.fernandez@salzburgresearch.at>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 08:47:37 +0100
Message-ID: <511DE819.90009@salzburgresearch.at>
To: Raúl García Castro <rgarcia@fi.upm.es>
CC: Steve Speicher <sspeiche@gmail.com>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, "public-ldp-wg@w3.org" <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>

On 15/02/13 08:11, Raúl García Castro wrote:
> El 14/02/13 19:48, Steve Speicher escribió:
>> How would one point to the spec? rdfs:seeAlso ? I would expect that
>> eventually http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp would direct to an HTML rep (when
>> requested) and the spec doesn't feel like the right thing but a simple
>> HTML page perhaps generated from the vocab document. Is there some
>> W3C best practice on this?
> I would use rdfs:isDefinedBy to say that the specification document
> defines the ontology

rdfs:isDefinedBy of every term should link to the ontology itself, not 
its spec. AFAIK there is no property with such purpose, so generally 
people use rdfs:seeAlso for it.

For generating such specification automatically from the ontology there 
are some tools: Parrot [1], Specgen [2], etc. The first one is easier to 
use, but the second one is more customizable to get a proper W3C spec 
(we use it for instance at the WebId XG [3]). I can help on that. The 
Best Practice Recipes for Publishing RDF Vocabularies [4] contains some 
useful hints on how to publish it.

[1] http://ontorule-project.eu/parrot
[2] http://github.com/specgen/specgen
[3] http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/file/e29e9282b565/ontologies/specgen
[4] http://www.w3.org/TR/swbp-vocab-pub/

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