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Re: ANN: DBpedia 3.2 release, including DBpedia Ontology and RDF links to Freebase

From: Andreas Harth <andreas.harth@deri.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 15:55:24 +0000
Message-ID: <492193EC.4040608@deri.org>
To: Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>
CC: public-lod@w3.org, 'Semantic Web' <semantic-web@w3.org>, dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net, dbpedia-announcements@lists.sourceforge.net

Hi Chris,

Chris Bizer wrote:
> 1. DBpedia Ontology
>
> DBpedia now features a shallow, cross-domain ontology, which has been
> manually created based on the most commonly used infoboxes within Wikipedia
great work!

One thing: what's the reason for creating your own classes rather
than re-using or sub-classing existing ones (foaf:Person,
geonames:Feature...)?  Same for properties (foaf:name, dc:date...).

Regards,
Andreas.

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