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Re: Delegating trust via.. ? rdfs:seeAlso or?

From: Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 10:26:13 +0100
Message-ID: <n2rf323a4471004190226te21cd318m4b02abf3b1c81d5a@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, foaf-protocols <foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org>

On 19 April 2010 10:18, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:

> I'd very much like to split my personal information in to multiple rdf
> documents, as in have a base foaf profile that doesn't really change,
> then additional documents, for instance on of which may be a frequently
> changing list of things which I have foaf:made.
> To do this I need to link from my "myself" to the other document(s),
> something along the lines of:
> <http://webr3.org/nathan#me> rdfs:seeAlso
> <http://elsewhere.org/nathan-published> .

rdfs:seeAlso is appropriate here [1]. You're refering to another
relevant RDF document.

> I'm keen to avoid sameas, and seeAlso appears to be a close fit, but I'm
> worried about general usage of seeAlso as linking to "something else
> that might have some more info, and might be in rdf, but might be anything".

The use case you've described isn't new. I've been using a similar
structure in my FOAF file for years.



[1]. http://patterns.dataincubator.org/book/see-also.html

Leigh Dodds
Programme Manager, Talis Platform
Received on Monday, 19 April 2010 09:26:50 UTC

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