foaf use case: vegetarian / airline bookings
jagolbec <golbeck at c...>
golbeck at c...
Thu Dec 19 13:47:07 UTC 2002
i'd like to put in a plug for my vegetarian ontology, quite possibly
the most over - expressed thing ever to exist
but rather accurate, i think :)
--- In rdfweb-dev at yahoogroups.com, Dan Brickley <danbri at w...> wrote:
> It should be possible to expose one's vegetarianism via FOAF.
> eg by using the class http://xmlns.com/wordnet/1.6/Vegetarian
> I've often thought this (yes, usually when checking in for some
> flight while they're saying "You should have told us earlier, we may
> have many vegatarian meals left on this flight".
> Wordnet also has a class Vegan. I don't think it has the same categories
> (eg. lacto, asian etc) that airlines use to distinguish the different
> flavours of vegetarianism.
> Anyway, it'd be sweet if travel agents etc could, since they know
your name etc.,
> do a quick check of your FOAF file during booking and say "there's a
Web record of a
> Dan Brickley who is a vegetarian, might that be you? should we book
a vege meal
> for this flight?" or somesuch.
> The markup is easy, just add
> <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://xmlns.com/wordnet/1.6/Vegetarian"/>
> <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://xmlns.com/wordnet/1.6/Vegan"/>
> ...directly inside the main Person entry within a FOAF document.
> While this may (ahem) cater for computing types who fly too much in
> it seems both useful, and simple. Just wanted to get it written down
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