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Re: Request for Review of WebID specs before publishing

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:38:58 -0400
Message-ID: <5228DDD2.6030108@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 9/5/13 3:10 PM, Henry Story wrote:
>
> On 5 Sep 2013, at 21:05, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com 
> <mailto: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.

Okay, yes. But, you get the best of both worlds when using relative URLs 
in Turtle :-)


>
>>
>> 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.

Yes!

TimBL has been dog-fooding the Web since inception, so we should 
leverage that to the max :-)

Kingsley
>
> Henry
>
>
>> -- 
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Kingsley Idehen	
>> Founder & CEO
>> OpenLink Software
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>>
>>
>>
>
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>


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