[rdfweb-dev] Smushing the Semantic Web / Invalid data in IFP's

Leigh Dodds ldodds at ingenta.com
Tue Mar 23 09:31:29 UTC 2004

> I would love to see a FOAF validator in the style of Mark Pilgrim/Sam 
> Ruby's Feed Validator[1]. Something that could say:-
> - Please put in PPD.
> - That doesn't look like a Jabber ID.
> - You seem to be making FOAF descriptive statements about multiple 
> people. Is that deliberate?
> - You appear to know yourself. Well, yes, but,
> - 4 of the seeAlso links in your file return 404
> - A depiction resource appears to be an html web page
> and so on.

These all sound useful, and I agree it'd be a nice tool to have to 

Libby has already produced Rosco [1] which contains some helpful 
feedback for FOAF files, perhaps it can be extended to support 
the above?



[1]. http://sw1.ilrt.org/discovery/2003/08/validation/

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