Libby.Miller at bristol.ac.uk
Fri Nov 21 23:06:04 UTC 2003
On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Morten Frederiksen wrote:
> On Monday 17 November 2003 12:25, Danny Ayers wrote:
> > Having birthdays as foaf:birthDate (as suggested on the Wiki) might put a
> > lot of people off - privacy etc, it might be interesting to provide an
> > alternative that is the less intrusive recurring event - expressed as
> > month-day:
> > <birthday>07-03</birthday>
> > There's obvious overlap with rdf-calendar which could be used in the
> > schema, and this could provide data for simple calendarish apps that could
> > later extend further into ical/rdf-calendar.
> I'd like for foaf:birthday to have a range of cal:Vevent (from the RDF
> calendar schema ), theoretically this would allow everyone to supply as
> much or little information as is needed/wanted, and provide for richer
> integration. However, just like for the W3C date/time profile , it doesn't
> seem to be possible - a complete and valid date is needed, month+day is not
hm, shame. Yep, I think it has to be a complete date or datetime. Could
you do it as a repeating event?
(I'm not positive about that, but something along those lines)
So then you can specify just this year's start date (or whenever) and
repeat from there.
Make any sense?
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