W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-xg-geo@w3.org > January 2007

Re: FOAF, geonames, and more

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 17:40:35 +0100
Message-ID: <45BA2F03.4030307@mondeca.com>
To: Alexandre Passant <alex@passant.org>
Cc: public-xg-geo@w3.org, foaf-dev@lists.foaf-project.org, Marc <marc@geonames.org>

Hi Alexandre

> The other idea would be to create a new property as locatedIn (in
> geonames or in geo84 ontology, or even new namespace) that will link
> any owl:Thing / rdf:Resource (and not only subclasses of SpatialThing)
> to a geo84:SpatialThing, and that then can be subclassed:
As the editor of geonames ontology, I am quite in favor of adding a 
generic "geonames:locatedIn" property with an open domain, and range 
Marc, any opposition?
> bornIn
> worksIn
> establishedIn
Yes, let more specific ontologies define those as subproperties of the 
generic "geonames:locatedIn"
> I'll be happy to get feedback about these ideas.
You've got at least one :))




*Bernard Vatant
*Knowledge Engineering
*3, citÚ Nollez 75018 Paris France
Web:    www.mondeca.com <http://www.mondeca.com>
Tel:       +33 (0) 871 488 459
Mail:     bernard.vatant@mondeca.com <mailto:bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Blog:    Lešons de Choses <http://mondeca.wordpress.com/>
Received on Friday, 26 January 2007 16:40:51 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 19:43:25 UTC