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Re: tweet2rdf vocabulary convergence

From: Benjamin Nowack <bnowack@semsol.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 13:15:42 +0200
To: "Toby Inkster" <mail@tobyinkster.co.uk>
Cc: "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <PM-GA.20090928131542.8FCD0.1.1D@semsol.com>

Toby (or anyone else),
are you in contact with Evan? I see that the status.net rdf schema is
not published yet. Would they perhaps be interested/willing to use the
potential result of this as their ont? IOW, they'll get a proper RDF
Schema for their namespace, and we'd have at least one thing less to 
agree on. Anyone aware of other statusnet terms apart from postIcon?


Benjamin Nowack

On 28.09.2009 11:32:09, Toby Inkster wrote:
>> There are multiple tools and services that convert twitter profiles
>> and contacts to RDF (e.g semantictweet[1] or knowee), I think they all
>> mostly re-use stuff from FOAF and don't really need new terms.
>A good place to start would be StatusNet. This is the open source software
>that powers identi.ca, and dozens of smaller microblogging sites. It has a
>slightly different feature set to Twitter, but is probably close enough.
>Importantly, it outputs RDF. Not everything is available in RDF (yet), but
>a lot of data is, including subscription data, hashtags, in-reply-to info,
>etc. Here is, for example, my FOAF file on identi.ca:
>    http://identi.ca/tobyink/foaf
>And here's my RSS 1.0 file:
>    http://identi.ca/tobyink/rss
>(There are currently problems with the <enclosure> elements in the RSS 1.0
>feeds. There's a patch for this working its way into StatusNet's
>Some development code which may be of interest:
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