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RE: Linked (genealogy) data

From: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 20:36:49 +0100
Message-ID: <D72AF46149B1D74FBC8CD7090ED2446B2326CA@EMAIL.ordsvy.gov.uk>
To: "Tom Keays" <tomkeays.lists@gmail.com>, "Danny Ayers" <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Cc: "Simon Reinhardt" <simon.reinhardt@koeln.de>, <public-lod@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Ian Davis" <me@iandavis.com>

Yes that's the one I used in my linked data :)


-----Original Message-----
From: tomkeays@gmail.com on behalf of Tom Keays
Sent: Fri 10/2/2009 18:38
To: Danny Ayers
Cc: Simon Reinhardt; John Goodwin; public-lod@w3.org; semantic-web@w3.org; Ian Davis
Subject: Re: Linked (genealogy) data
Very nice start. FOAF by itself seems incomplete to describe actual
relationships between people. "knows" just doesn't tell you much.
Ian's RELATIONSHIP vocabulary seems like it does though,


On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good stuff!
> cc'ing Ian who has worked on this kind of stuff for a while.
> My paternal grandfather made a huge tree, did a load of research (Boy
> Scout until age of 65). Quite recently I tried to explain to my mother
> how this was interesting...not quite sure what she had to hide :)
> But this is seriously important work - think genetic illnesses.
> 2009/10/2 Simon Reinhardt <simon.reinhardt@koeln.de>:
>> John Goodwin wrote:
>>> I've been working on my family tree as linked data in my spare time. A few
>>> sample URIs for anyone interested:
>>> http://www.johngoodwin.me.uk/family/I0243
>>> http://www.johngoodwin.me.uk/family/I0265
>>> http://www.johngoodwin.me.uk/family/F003
>>> Birth/death events are linked to places in DBpedia, e.g.
>>> http://www.johngoodwin.me.uk/family/event1918
>> Cool stuff!
>> I've thought about this as well for some time and did an initial draft of an
>> ontology for very detailed genealogy description:
>> http://bloody-byte.net/rdf/genealogy/gen.ttl
>> Like Toby I'm using GRAMPS and I have to admit I don't really know much
>> about the inner workings of GEDCOM so I don't know what feature is part of
>> GRAMPS and what GEDCOM can actually do but anyway, my ontology draft is
>> mainly inspired by all the detail you can add to stuff in GRAMPS. :-)
>> Comments welcome!
>> Regards,
>>  Simon
> --
> http://danny.ayers.name

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