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Re: vCard RDF merge....

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 20:18:19 +0100
Message-ID: <b3be92a00909171218x6a27699fr9a4c75dc839cacf2@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, "martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org" <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, Brian Suda <brian.suda@gmail.com>, "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>, "public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org" <public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 6:57 PM, Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm following some of the discussion, but not all, unfortunately :(
>>        <#me> v:tel [ a v:Home ; rdf:value "123456789" ] .
> I would only go for this if this was as easy to write in RDFa as
> <#me> v:homeTel "123456789" .

Well, what I was proposing is that we have a "blank node" style that
lets people type v:tel properties, and a shortcut property for
commonly-used properties like v:homeTel. The advantages of this
proposal is that:

1) It's backwards compatible with vCard 2006
2) But lets people express (and so round-trip) with actually existing
vCards that are more complicated, as earlier VCard let us do.

I thought we had agreement on this. While we can't make it logically
equal using RDF semantics, we can make the namespace document explain
very clearly's what's going on.

Also, +1 on not using URIs for telephone numbers, but just plain literals.

> But I'm afraid that's not the case.
> Peter
Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 19:19:01 UTC

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