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

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 15:25:06 +0000
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
CC: Brian Peterson <publicayers@verizon.net>, <public-xg-socialweb@w3.org>, Semantic Web community <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C799D1D2.CD8C%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

Harry,

>  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.

Understood.

> Perhaps "businessCard" could be added to FOAF?

+1 ... DanBri?

Cheers,
      Michael

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> From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
> Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 15:13:11 +0000
> 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>
> Subject: Re: Representing vCard Objects in RDF (W3C Member Submission)
> 
> 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
>> 
>> --
>> Dr. Michael Hausenblas
>> LiDRC - Linked Data Research Centre
>> DERI - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>> NUIG - National University of Ireland, Galway
>> Ireland, Europe
>> Tel. +353 91 495730
>> http://linkeddata.deri.ie/
>> http://sw-app.org/about.html
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> 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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