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Re: Representing vCard Objects in RDF (W3C Member Submission)

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 15:13:11 +0000
Message-ID: <b3be92a01002110713j31f7ba1ejac284e91d7bea6d4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Cc: Brian Peterson <publicayers@verizon.net>, public-xg-socialweb@w3.org, Semantic Web community <semantic-web@w3.org>
Michael,

 That's an excellent addition. However, in the vCard note we decided
to not add any properties that were not in the official vCard IETF
spec, as that's a slippery slope. Perhaps "businessCard" could be
added to FOAF?

      cheers,
            harry


On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 9:48 AM, Michael Hausenblas
<michael.hausenblas@deri.org> wrote:
>
> Brian,
>
>> I like the updates, but I always wondered why vCard doesn't include a
>> relation that maps a person/org to their vcards.
>
> Yup, this is something I found as well sort of funny. My approach was to
> simply come up with such a prop ov:businessCard [1] as I wanted to use it in
> my FOAF file [2] ... surely with the hope that it gets picked up by some
> 'official' standard ;)
>
> Luckily, back then I picked the right namespace for the range of
> ov:businessCard, so I guess it's safe to use it.
>
> Cheers,
>      Michael
>
> [1] http://open.vocab.org/terms/businessCard
> [2] http://sw-app.org/mic.xhtml
>
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>> From: Brian Peterson <publicayers@verizon.net>
>> Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 17:55:17 -0500
>> To: Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>, <public-xg-socialweb@w3.org>,
>> 'semantic-web at W3C' <semantic-web@w3c.org>
>> Subject: RE: Representing vCard Objects in RDF (W3C Member Submission)
>> Resent-From: <public-xg-socialweb@w3.org>
>> Resent-Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 22:56:06 +0000
>>
>> I like the updates, but I always wondered why vCard doesn't include a
>> relation that maps a person/org to their vcards. Or does it and I just don't
>> see it?
>>
>> I guess I also don't understand the approach outlined in the comments for
>> VCard saying that the VCard URI could also be a URI for a person or
>> organization. What's the point of having the VCard class if anything can
>> have the dual role of being a vcard? I'd have thought that keeping people
>> separate from vcards but providing a way of associating a person's vcards to
>> themselves would result in cleaner ontologies.
>>
>> Brian
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: semantic-web-request@w3.org [mailto:semantic-web-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Renato Iannella
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 2010 9:45 PM
>> To: public-xg-socialweb@w3.org; semantic-web at W3C
>> Subject: Representing vCard Objects in RDF (W3C Member Submission)
>>
>>
>> We are pleased to announce that an updated W3C Note for "Representing vCard
>> Objects in RDF" is now available:
>>
>>   http://www.w3.org/Submission/2010/SUBM-vcard-rdf-20100120
>>
>> This W3C Member Submission merges the original W3C Note [1] with the later
>> "An ontology for vCards" [2] to produce a unified approach to RDF vCard
>> expression.
>>
>> The W3C Team has also produced some comments on the Submission [3].
>>
>> Cheers...  Renato Iannella (for the Authors)
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/NOTE-vcard-rdf-20010222/
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2006/vcard/ns-2006.html
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/Submission/2010/01/Comment/
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