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

From: Leif Warner <abimelech@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:50:17 -0800
Message-ID: <CAG2mRG5j77chgPMAxTouSZDngnLJpGiDiRC+tqoWXqhimGw_Eg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: Tim rdf <timrdf@gmail.com>, Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
I have an RDF->HTML templating language, using RDFa as the data-binding,
similiar to http://callimachusproject.org/.  I made a schema.org template,
e.g. http://schema.org/Person, but it could be applied to any ontology.  I
can post it when I get home, if anyone's interested.
-Leif

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 2:57 PM, Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> I used specgen for OPMV, but the result wasn't perfect, so I ended up
> doing some additional editing, and then end up writing the whole thing
> manually:)
>
> --jun
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> On 27 Feb 2012, at 22:18, Tim rdf <timrdf@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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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