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Re: Vocab terms for owner, validFrom and validUntil

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2012 11:27:19 -0400
Message-ID: <4FA3F557.50802@gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Why should another empty term end up in the RDF vocabulary?  (My view is that 
they shouldn't.)

Why shouldn't these terms go in some community-curated vocabulary, i.e., 
something like foaf, or some other kind of vocabulary, i.e., something like 
skos?  (My view is that they should go into some place like these.)


On 05/04/2012 12:21 AM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> We have created 3 terms for the PaySwarm vocabulary that we think may be
> better off in the rdf or rdfs vocabulary. They have to do with
> "resources" on the Web.
> The first is the canonical "owner" of a resource on the Web. Keep in
> mind that this is different from dc:creator and those types of
> expressions. It could be used to establish the owner of a financial
> account (that uses a web address), a public key that is published to the
> Web, or a variety of other pieces of information that "belong" to an IRI
> identifier (like a person's identifier).
> The second and third are validity periods for particular pieces of
> information - like when is an offer for a good or service valid from/to?
> When was a home address valid from/to? When was a public key valid from/to?
> When describing resources on the Web, these three items seem like they'd
> be vital for establishing ownership and information validity periods.
> Should they go in the RDF or RDFS vocabulary?
> -- manu
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