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Re: Attendees in public documents

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 14:23:49 +0100 (BST)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
cc: Gary McGath <callist@mcgath.com>, www-rdf-calendar <www-rdf-calendar@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0304151417560.18034-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

my foaf harvester turns every email address into a hash and uses
these for matches. There are plenty of online converters and code for
doing this, e.g.

Morten Frederiksen's online converter

in the context of foaf, an online converter by Leigh Dodds:

I found some snippets of code that also do this:



These all hash the mailto: part as well as the actual mail address.


On Tue, 15 Apr 2003, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> FOAF systems are now using a one-way hash of the mailbox - one of the
> benefits of RDF is that we should be able to copy it pretty easily.
> Are there any FOAF systems that understand the equivalence between a hash of
> the box and the thing itself - i.e. know how to run a hash over a foaf:mbox
> so it can be compared to a foaf:sha1 ? I don't know.
> cheers
> Chaals
> On Sat, 12 Apr 2003, Gary McGath wrote:
> >
> >The iCalendar standard recommends representing an attendee with an email
> >address.  For public documents, this isn't always desirable, for reasons
> >everyone knows.  So far in TimeCzar I've been just filling this in as
> >"x@x.invalid", and putting the attendee's actual name in the "CN"
> >property.  Is this the best thing to do, or are there other alternatives
> >that would be more appropriate?
> >
> >BTW, I'm working on a feature for the next TimeCzar beta which will
> >allow the site maintainer to expose the entire data file as an iCalendar
> >document.  I'm hoping this will be useful for people who want to make
> >calendar data available to Web client applications.  (Sorry, I still
> >haven't touched CAP support.)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >Gary McGath       http://www.mcgath.com/consulting/
> >callist@mcgath.com accepts ONLY mail sent to specified mailing lists.
> >For other purposes, please send mail to gmcgath at the same domain.
> >
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