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Re: vCard Update

From: James McKinney <james@opennorth.ca>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:01:39 -0400
Message-Id: <A0A7FAF3-FBE3-4565-8098-CF93AC530CFF@opennorth.ca>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Why does the Telephone class have both the properties "phone" and "telephone"? What's the difference?

On 2012-10-12, at 10:39 AM, James McKinney wrote:

> Why create single-property classes like Email, Nickname, FormattedName, Note etc? Is it to allow users to extend those classes? Has that been identified as a real need based on feedback from the last vCard RDF?
> 
> In any ontology, a balance must be struck between flexibility and simplicity. I'd prefer to have properties like email, nickname, formattedName, note etc that have a range of xsd:string, and to remove all the single-property classes except where there is a compelling use case for extending that class.
> 
> James
> 
> From: Renato Iannella <renato@iannella.it> 
> Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:02:22 +1000
>> The current vCard RDF W3C Note [1] is being updated to incorporate the new vCard RFC6350 [2].
>> 
>> A draft OWL ontology has been created [3] to capture the new semantics of RFC6350 and to provide definitive properties for the relevant vCard "kinds" (Individual, Organization, Group, and Location).
>> 
>> Please send any comments and feedback.
>> 
>> Cheers...
>> Renato Iannella
>> Semantic Identity
>> http://semanticidentity.com
>> Mobile: +61 4 1313 2206
>> 
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/vcard-rdf/
>> [2] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6350
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/wiki/RepresentingVCardinRDFOWL
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