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Re: canonicURI property

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:31:34 -0500
To: SERVANT Francois-Paul <francois-paul.servant@renault.com>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1357230694.2131.20767.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Thu, 2013-01-03 at 17:19 +0100, SERVANT Francois-Paul wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> happy new year to all.
> 
> I imagine this is an old question:
> 
> what property should be used to write in RDF links such as those denoted by <link rel="canonical" href="…">? Is it con:preferredURI?
> Why is the object of con:preferredURI a string and not a resource?
> 
> I have in a linked data set URIs in my namespace that are owl:sameAs, and among them one which is a "canonical one". When dereferencing one of these URIs, I want to state in the returned RDF something like:
> :OneOfThoseURIs x:canonicURI :TheCanonicOne.
> and then have triples about :TheCanonicOne
> 
> My goal is to make clear that the preferredURI (the one that should be used - and the one that actually is used in the returned RDF) is :TheCanonicOne. Of course:
> 
> x:canonicURI rdfs:subPropertyOf owl:sameAs.

You may want to specify the preferred URI as a string to maintain the
use-mention distinction:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Use%E2%80%93mention_distinction

David

> 
> Thanks,
> 
> fps
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