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Re: Use FOAF or schema.org in examples?

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2013 14:01:40 -0500
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
CC: "public-linked-json@w3.org" <public-linked-json@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5D676FF4-1FBC-478B-8B26-8A8682EF19EA@greggkellogg.net>
On Feb 5, 2013, at 10:49 AM, Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net> wrote:

> I noticed that Manu and Dave have been replacing most uses of FOAF in the
> examples with Schema.org. On one hand, I find that good since probably more
> people know about schema.org than about FOAF. On the other hand I find it
> strange to use IRIs which do not resolve to anything useful when being
> dereferenced; in fact, you'll get a 404.

I think using schema.org makes it more relevant to developers. The fact that dereferencing a predicate IRI results in a 404 is a temporary issue, which I believe DanBri is addressing. So, in the long run, it shouldn't be an issue.


> I thus wanted to hear opinions of other people in the group regarding what
> we should use in our examples. Since we are talking about Linked Data and
> have statements in the spec that IRIs SHOULD resolve to something useful I
> think we should live what we preach and use FOAF instead.
> Cheers,
> Markus
> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
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