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Re: Some FOAF services

From: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 13:40:52 +0000
Message-ID: <210271540811300540k67750974k507ee7b1d662a2b6@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mischa@Garlik" <mischa.tuffield@garlik.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>

Hi Misha,
would you have a comparison between this and the google social graph api?
I understand that also follows FOAF links (e.g. see livejournal etc).
I guess they're less specialized however?
Giovanni

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 3:25 PM, Mischa@Garlik
<mischa.tuffield@garlik.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Am mailing round to announce some FOAF related services Garlik are hosting
> at foaf.qdos.com.
>
> 1. FOAF Validator[1]: We have put together a page which can be used to
> validate foaf documents. We put this together based on common errors we
> found in FOAF documents online. Any suggestions for further tests are
> welcomed.
>
> 2. FOAF Reverse Search[2]: This service outputs foaf:knows relationships
> from our KB stating who claims to know the foaf:Person in question. You can
> present the service with either a foaf:Person URI like so:
>
> http://foaf.qdos.com/reverse/?path=http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card%23i
>
> or you can search for an Inverse Function Property (IFP) if the foaf:Person
> URI is not known for example, you can find who claims to know the
> foaf:Person with the following homepage: http://plugin.org.uk/
> like so (notice the inclusion of the GET argument ifp):
>
> http://foaf.qdos.com/reverse/?path=http://plugin.org.uk/&ifp=
>
> Given the decentralised nature of foaf data, this allows data to be
> presented regarding who claims to know a foaf:Person.
>
> 3. FOAF Social Verification [3]: This allows you to make use of the foaf
> social network to act as a whitelist for blog, email, and other online
> activity
>
> 4. FOAF Viewer: You can also use our GUI [5]  to visual your foaf network.
> For example, see Steve's foaf file here :
> http://foaf.qdos.com/find/?q=http%3A%2F%2Fplugin.org.uk
>
> 5. FOAF pinger: And finally, If we dont have your foaf file in our KB, you
> can use our ping [4] service to upload your foaf:Document to our KB so that
> you can make use of our services.
>
> Any thoughts/suggestions welcomed,
>
> Mischa
>
> [1] http://foaf.qdos.com/validator/
>
> [2] http://foaf.qdos.com/reverse
>
> [3] http://foaf.qdos.com/verify-demo & http://foaf.qdos.com/verify-about
>
> [4] http://foaf.qdos.com/find/
>
> [5] http://foaf.qdos.com/ping
> ___________________________________
> Mischa Tuffield
> Email: mischa.tuffield@garlik.com
> Homepage - http://mmt.me.uk/
> FOAF - http://mmt.me.uk/foaf.rdf
>
>
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