[rdfweb-dev] list of MS bloggers in FOAF format?
danbri at w3.org
Thu Sep 18 11:55:17 UTC 2003
(copying FOAF list)
Just discovered http://www.netcrucible.com/blog/msft.xml --- wondering
if you could make a FOAF version available too, since we have more
explicit markup that can carry the semantics of 'this is the weblog of a
Person who works at Microsoft'. Seems like a nice dataset to have
converted andmight help encourage others to do the same.
Here's your current markup:
<outline type="rss" title="Joshua Allen"
Here's an example fragment recast as FOAF. It is more explicit, and hence more verbose,
but would support much more interesting querying at aggregators...
(time passes, Leigh and Dan talk in IRC #foaf and make a wiki page instead)
<foaf:weblog dc:title="Better Living Through Software"
dc:description="Life at Microsoft, the software industry from a rational perspective" rdf:resource="http://www.netcrucible.com/blog/"/>
<!-- this last property is a slight stretch since the referenced feed
currently uses RSS2, but is imho ok... -->
Leigh Dodd's has been hacking an XSLT transform as I type this, will
link it from the Wiki page when published. His markup is slightly
different since it doesn't have blog title/description, and includes
more info about the RSS feed (its maker and fact that it is a
Do you have any further info that could be included in the FOAF version
beyond that in your current XML listing? (eg. gender, homepage, weblog title, blurb
etc.?). This seems like quite a nice testbed for some of the ideas
you discuss in http://www.netcrucible.com/semantic.html ...
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