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Re: Request for Review of WebID specs before publishing

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2013 21:10:10 +0200
Cc: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, public-webid <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <DFA324F1-B0E0-4E7A-927F-F0BFC452BCCB@bblfish.net>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On 5 Sep 2013, at 21:05, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 9/5/13 2:47 PM, Henry Story wrote:
>>> 
>>> - To help legibility?
>> 
>> I think adding an @prefix would be better for that, or a statement of where the
>> document was served from exactly.
>> 
>> Having an NTriples version of the file may help for beginners.
> As far as I know, Turtle modulo prefixes != NTriples.  That's becuase NTriples doesn't support relative URLs. 

I meant: "Having an NTriples version of the file - IN ADDITION TO THE TURTLE ONE - may help for begginers.

> 
> I know the aesthetics of prefixes can be enticing, but as I've come to realize over the years, they present distractions to those learning RDF via Turtle. 
> 
> If triples are visible, and URLs are relative, the narrative comes together. 
> 
> Re., the example we are trying to construct, I didn't use relative URLs in my prior examples because I didn't want to insert owl:sameAs relations. That said, maybe we could add such a relation as it enables us leverage relative URLs in this most important example.
> 
> Revision: 
> 
> ## Simple WebID Profile Document Example ##
> ## Live edition at: <http://kingsley.idehen.net/DAV/home/kidehen/Public/Linked%20Data%20Documents/WebID-ACL-Demos/webid-spec-profile-doc-example-3.ttl>
> 
> @prefix foaf: <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/> .
> @prefix owl: <http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#> . 
> 
> <> 
> a foaf:Document;
> foaf:maker <#timbl>;
> foaf:primaryTopic <#timbl>.
> 
> <#timbl>
> a foaf:Person ;
> foaf:name "Tim Berners-Lee";
> foaf:knows <http://bblfish.net/people/henry/card#me>, 
>                                                            <https://my-profile.eu/people/deiu/card#me>;
> foaf:depiction <http://www.w3.org/Press/Stock/Berners-Lee/2001-europaeum-eighth.jpg>;
> owl:sameAs <http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card#i> . 
> 

I kind of like the idea that we should use extracts of timbls profile.

Notice that he has put all his friends into a different file, linked to by an rdfs:seeAlso.
We can then explain this in the privacy section.

Henry


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