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Re: FOAF v vCard (was Representing vCard Objects...)

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 18:58:45 +0000
Cc: Josef Petrák <me@jspetrak.name>, "Renato Iannella" <renato@nicta.com.au>, "Semantic community Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>, <public-xg-socialweb@w3.org>, "foaf-dev Friend of a" <foaf-dev@lists.foaf-project.org>
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To: "Hugh Glaser" <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
well, on this problem of mapping between vocabularies, I had some thoughts a while ago [1]...
SPARQL1.1 hopefully will become handy for that kind of mappings needed. 

Axel

1. Axel Polleres, François Scharffe, and Roman Schindlauer. SPARQL++ for mapping between RDF vocabularies. ODBASE 2007.    
   http://bit.ly/cFOing

On 15 Feb 2010, at 15:58, Hugh Glaser wrote:

> Yes a good question, Renato, and thanks Josef,
> It would be good if someone could have a go from a further distance.
> So I'll try a different question, which I think we should be able to answer:
> 
> "I want to publish some SemWeb about myself, mainly in relation to my
> professional activities. What do I do?"
> 
> Should I fire up foaf-wizard or vCard-wizard?
> Or both? If so, what will help me only enter data once?
> 
> Best
> Hugh
> 
> On 12/02/2010 01:38, "Josef Petrák" <me@jspetrak.name> wrote:
> 
> > Good question, Renato.
> >
> > Looking at both ontologies – FOAF is about describing both people and
> > groups/organisations and relations between people or membership in such
> > groups.
> >
> > vCard [1] proposes concept of business card which can describe people,
> > organisation or both. – see the definition of vc:VCard: "Resources that are
> > vCards and the URIs that denote these vCards can also be the same URIs that
> > denote people/orgs" – And in my opionion this is quite messy.
> >
> > I hope, it answers you question abouot non–technical point of view.
> >
> > Josef
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/Submission/vcard-rdf/
> >
> > On Feb 12, 2010, at 12:58 AM, Renato Iannella wrote:
> >
> >> On 12 Feb 2010, at 01:03, Josef Petrák wrote:
> >>
> >>> This could introduce official way to integrade and distinguish FOAF and
> >>> vCard.
> >>
> >> Changing the thread a little (and at the risk of being controversial...;-)...
> >>
> >> What are the "big" or "key" *differences* between FOAF [1] and vCard [2]?
> >>
> >> (not "technical" diffs...)
> >>
> >> Cheers...  Renato Iannella
> >> NICTA
> >>
> >> [1] http://xmlns.com/foaf/spec/
> >> [2] http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-vcarddav-vcardrev-09
> >
> >
> 
> 
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