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Re: Tools to produce HTML documentation of RDFS / OWL ontologies

From: Tim rdf <timrdf@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:18:18 -0500
Message-ID: <CAHsHvEuaQ+KArZvB+MwaH-Ww+wCfETVkZdcmtET0=Gh6Rk8g2g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org
Hi, Olaf,


On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Olaf Hartig
<hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de> wrote:
> Hey Tim,
>
> This question has been discussed here:
>
> http://answers.semanticweb.com/questions/1087/generating-documentation-from-
> rdfs-andor-owl-vocabularies

Thanks for the pointer.

>
> BTW, the cool thing about the OPMV documentation (as well as the Provenance
> Vocabulary documentation [1] which served as a template for the OPMV doc) is,
> that it embeds the whole vocabulary definition as RDFa in the HTML. Actually,
> for Provenance Vocabulary it's the main representation from which we generate
> representations in other formats such as RDF/XML. However, creating the HTML
> (and the embedded RDFa) was a manual effort.


This has always been my preferred approach, but the team decided to go
the Protege route, so I need to generate something from Plain Old OWL.
Glad to hear that others have done this though, I'll try to use it as
a model in future OWL projects.

Regards,
Tim


>
> Cheers,
> Olaf
>
> [1] http://trdf.sourceforge.net/provenance/ns.html
>
> On Monday 27 February 2012 15:20:28 Tim rdf wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am working on an OWL ontology for the W3C provenance working group, at
>> [1].
>>
>> We'd like to produce something like these examples of "good" HTML
>> documentation, such as:
>>
>> http://open-biomed.sourceforge.net/opmv/ns.html
>> http://xmlns.com/foaf/spec/
>> http://rdfs.org/sioc/spec/
>>
>>
>> Are there tools around that produce HTML documentation of RDFS or OWL
>> ontologies.
>>
>>
>> Thanks for your consideration!
>>
>> Regards,
>> Tim Lebo
>>
>> [1]
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/prov/raw-file/default/ontology/ProvenanceFormalModel.
>> html
>
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