FOAF page and specification update

Dan Brickley and Libby Miller have updated the FOAF Specification Page, and have done a very nice job of it, too. This becomes a good schema page/documentation page model for others to use with their RDF vocabularies. This also reminds me that I need to focus both on PostCon, and its associated vocabulary, and the RDF Poetry Finder and its vocabulary and get these finished. Lately I’ve been too distracted with other things.

Speaking of RDF vocabularies, I was reminded this week – and not sure where I read this – that there really are no ‘vocabularies’ in RDF/XML, just sub-graphs and that’s why namespacing and ’smushing/smooshing’ of data from different schemas is so effortless in RDF/XML. Good point. But I still think of them as ‘vocabularies’. I guess a rose by any other name and all that.

(Thanks to Danny for heads up on FOAF.)

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