Re: about representing persons (and other things) in our ontology

2009/11/24 RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>

> Dear Jean-Pierre,
>
>
>  Good summary of the situation but if we consider the current scope of
>> MAWG which is to map between different metadata metadata
>> representations, and as I tried to explain during the call.
>>
>
> I agree, good summary from Pierre Antoine.
>
>
>  I cannot
>> see how a URI/URL will point to e.g. a complex(type) description
>> within an instance based on a structured schema like tva or mpeg7
>> personTypes or organisationTypes.  These instances might as a whole
>> be seen a linked data via the uri/url of the file location but not
>> chunks. Or are you proposing to have the Xpath added to the uri/url?
>> Is this feasible?
>>
>
> Technically, yes, you can have URI containing an XPATH expression if this
> was your question.
>
>
>  Furthermore, does this really make sense?
>>
>
> This question is more interesting, and, indeed, it would not really make
> sense.



Not terribly important, but did you have a look at the XPointer registry
http://www.w3.org/2005/04/xpointer-schemes/
and the XPath schemes? From my understanding they are intended for creating
URIs which contain XPath expressions, though not deployed really.

Best,

Felix




> However, this is not what Pierre Antoine was suggesting as he has clarified
> himself.
>
>
>  I think that what we want to do is to provide simple attributes and
>> if data from complex structures have to be concatenated into
>> something meaningful, then we have to define the method in the API.
>>
>
> ... OR, through some declarative mechanisms: e.g. a SWRL/RIF rule, or a
> SPARQL construct.
>
>
>  RaphaŽl
>
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