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Re: cert ontology

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:44:22 -0400
Message-ID: <55BA2A36.4070405@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org
On 7/30/15 9:28 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> I was wondering if the cert ontology is still active, and if not, 
> could we find a maintainer?
>
> There was a discussion a while back on adding public keys as well as 
> private key types.
>
> In fact I believer there was a patch about 2 years ago which was 
> generally approved by all but has not yet made it upstream.
>
> I cant seem to find the link but did raise it again a few months ago.
>
> I still think it would be quite nice if this patch could somehow get 
> upstream, but not have to take extended periods.
>
> Do we have someone that can help actively maintain this vocab, if 
> Henry has less time?

Melvin,

It's the Web, so state of the cert ontology doesn't matter if you extend 
it via another ontology [1][2].

We can't centralize ontology management and expect web-like expansion. 
If we live in the Web then we should operate by the rules of the host 
ecosystem i.e., just extend things using relations identified by HTTP 
URIs using RDF Language statements :)


[1] http://www.openlinksw.com/c/9R4U3C5
[2] http://www.openlinksw.com/c/9DD5W4JB


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