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Re: RDF document?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2005 13:56:37 +0200
To: "Jeremy Wong" <jeremy@miko.hk>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org, "danbri@w3.org" <danbri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.sr3p4nk1wxe0ny@pc048.qadoc.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 09 Jun 2005 03:30:58 +0200, Jeremy Wong <jeremy@miko.hk> wrote:

> Consider the property foaf:workplaceHomepage [1], the domain of this  
> property is the class foaf:Document. Let's see the example..
> <foaf:Person>
>  <foaf:name>Dan Brickley</foaf:name>
>  <foaf:workplaceHomepage rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/"/>
> </foaf:Person>
> I always think that this example is misleading. I would prefer to put  
> the above example in the following way..
> <foaf:Person>
> <foaf:name>Dan Brickley</foaf:name>
> <foaf:workplaceHomepage  
> rdf:datatype="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#anyURI">http://www.w3.org/</foaf:workplaceHomepage>
> </foaf:Person>


I agree with you that this is a better way to encode the information. The  
W3C's Evaluation and Repair Tools group (Bcc'ed for information) is  
looking at how to do this for the EARL specification [1], and my thinking  
is that what you propose is more correct than simply asserting that an  
rdf:resource is equivalent to the thing that you get from the web at the  
corresponding URI.



[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/EARL10 - this is due to be updated pretty soon...

Charles McCathieNevile                              chaals@opera.com
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