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Re: vCard RDF merge....

From: Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 15:25:18 +1000
CC: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, Brian Suda <brian.suda@gmail.com>, "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>, "Martin Hepp (UniBW)" <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
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To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
On 30 Jun 2009, at 19:17, Toby Inkster wrote:

> One other thing it has though is a more vCard-like way of representing
> telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.

> Instead of:
>
> 	_:me a v:VCard ;
> 	     v:fn "Alice Smith" ;
> 	     v:workTel <tel:+44-7700-900123> ;
> 	     v:mobileTel <tel:+44-7700-900123> .
>
> It uses:
>
> 	_:me a v:VCard ;
> 	    v:fn "Alice Smith" ;
> 	    v:tel [
> 		    a vx:Tel ;
> 		    rdf:value <tel:+44-7700-900123> ;
> 		    vx:usage "work" , "mobile"
> 		] .
>
> My primary motivation was to be able to represent the data in the  
> hCard
> microformat in a way more closely related to the type+value  
> structure of
> hCard communications devices.
>
> It's not perfect (it breaks the "range" of the 2006 v:tel, v:email and
> v:label properties; and vx:usage should probably take a non-literal
> value) but perhaps some of the ideas there could be incorporated into
> the merged RDF vCard. In particular it should address all of the  
> points
> above.

Yes, this the model we used for the W3C Note.
See the examples in section "3.3 Properties with Attributes" in <http://www.w3.org/TR/vcard-rdf 
 >

If we stick to this, what implications are there for the vCard  
Ontology <http://www.w3.org/2006/vcard/ns>


> rdf:List only becomes especially useful when you want to indicate that
> the set of values for a property is a closed set.

Good point.


Cheers...  Renato Iannella
NICTA
Received on Friday, 3 July 2009 05:29:54 GMT

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