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Re: a preferred sameAs

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 17:10:50 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJT1HJXGXXVVdzCfLE8NVR1XsJi5w1i98LHifOAYJ3LVw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Cc: SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 21 March 2015 at 14:43, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org> wrote:

>
> There is a predicate I have used to indicate the URI preferred by the
> person or thing involved, for example me.  I used it a long time ago.  I
> don't know whether there are more recent equivalents. I have no idea how
> widely it is used if at all.
>
> http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/pim/contact#preferredURI
>

Thanks Tim, yes I've noticed this one in your profile before.


>
> It takes a string so that itself does not get caught up in the samAs
> smushing.  As you say, a little reification is necessary, but only that
>
> card:i    contact:preferredURI "
> https://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card#i" .
>
> or for that matter
>
> <https://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card#i>
> contact:preferredURI
> "https://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card#i" .
>
> The subject can be any node which is owl:sameAs the thing in question.
>  (Maybe one should also infer samAs from it).
>

However in the vocab:

"A string which is the URI a person, organization, etc, prefers that people
use for them"

This seems to be limited in scope to people.

What if the preferred URI is different to, or more general than a person?


>
> It would be interesting maybe to build into the rdflib.js  way of making
> it the preferred when many are smushed together -- rather than as currently
> the smallest in alphabetical order.
>
> Tim
>
> On 2015-03 -20, at 15:34, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> when you have a bunch of URIs that are "sameAs" each other
>
> is there a generic way to indicate which one is preferred
>
> let's say I have 3 user profiles, one on http, one on https and one that
> will be turned off in 6 months
>
> can I indicate that my preferred was initially http, then my other
> provider, and then later https?
>
> I suspect this will need some reification, is there any pattern for this?
>
>
>
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