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Re: Adding an app to a profile

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:28:06 +0000
Message-ID: <50B665C6.6060607@webr3.org>
To: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
CC: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
☮ elf Pavlik ☮ wrote:
> Excerpts from Kingsley Idehen's message of 2012-11-28 18:13:19 +0000:
>> On 11/28/12 12:36 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>>
>>> On 28 November 2012 18:32, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org 
>>> <mailto:nathan@webr3.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>>
>>>         Part of the RWW is a clean separation between apps, data and
>>>         identiry.
>>>
>>>         I was wondering if there's a convenient single predicate to
>>>         add a webapp to
>>>         a profile page.
>>>
>>>         Currently I use foaf : interest which isnt really accurate.
>>>
>>>         We were thinking about creating
>>>
>>>         plink : webapp
>>>
>>>         As per http://ontologi.es/
>>>
>>>         Any thoughts on this?
>>>
>>>         I think it would be awesome when we can finally start adding
>>>         apps to our
>>>         pages.
>>>
>>>
>>>     Somehow I don't follow lol, why would we link from our foaf to an
>>>     app? and in what capacity?
>>>
>>>     - saying "I created/contribute to this app"
>>>     - saying "this is my account on website/app x" (eg this is my twitter)
>>>     - something else?
>>>
>>>     (generally I'd thought we'd link to our data, and then different
>>>     apps of a users preference would consume/display that data)
>>>
>>>     Apologies for the confusing, I think I'm just missing a little
>>>     context somwhere :D
>>>
>>>
>>> It's similar to when you add an app to facebook or google plus.  Then 
>>> you get a link in your sidebar of your profile to say, your calendar, 
>>> tasks, etc.
>>>
>>> Also then other people can see what apps you use
>>>
>>>
>>>     Nath
>>>
>>>
>> Yes, so you have "use" as the verb in the sentence: I use X . Thus, you 
>> can just start with a Turtle file that states:
>>
>> # start
>>
>> <#i> <#use> <SomeApp>.
>>
>> #if you find a preferred predicate from a shared vocabulary or ontology, 
>> you can just add:
>> <#use> rdfs:subPropertyOf <NewlyDiscoveredPredictateURI> .
>>
>> # OR
>>
>> <#use> owl:equivalentProperty <NewlyDiscoveredPredictateURI> .
>>
>> # end
>>
>> It just depends on what you are trying to say, don't be distracted by 
>> the search for a perfect predicate from a shared vocabulary etc..
> thanks for this tip!
> 
> how does it work later on when i start writing queries?

Inference is quite simple.

If you have <a> <b> <c> . and <b> sameAs <d> . then most decent 
engines/stores will add the inferred triple <a> <d> <c> to the dataset, 
so your query works whether you've used <b> or <d> :)
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