[rdfweb-dev] domain of foaf:interest
danbri at w3.org
Fri Sep 24 00:19:12 UTC 2004
* Morten Frederiksen <mof-rdf at mfd-consult.dk> [2004-09-24 00:06+0200]
> Perhaps an agenda item for the next ScheduledTopicChat:
> When hacking up an "author list" for the WP FOAF plugin , I noticed that
> the blogroll of planetrdf  had some foaf:interest properties on the
> foaf:Document nodes describing the weblogs that are aggregated.
> This leads to a textbook contradiction , as the domain of foaf:interest is
> foaf:Person, and foaf:Document and foaf:Person are declared as
> owl:disjointWith each other.
> After chatting a bit with dajobe, who changed the blogroll right away, we
> realised that the change wasn't enough, as the blogroll contains weblogs of
> groups and projects, some of which may be said to have interests. However,
> because of the domain "contraint", these are now all person's, which is
> clearly wrong.
> One solution would be to remove the interest statements, perhaps using
> foaf:topic on the channels/items, but it doesn't seem to be all that
> irrelevant to talk of interests for at least groups, so I suggest relaxing
> the domain of foaf:interest to foaf:Agent instead of foaf:Person.
Good point. And who says OWL has only esoteric uses! It helps keep our
modeling honest, at least...
Anyone here object to such a change? If I don't here complaints, it'll
>  http://journal.dajobe.org/journal/2003/07/semblogs/bloggers.rdf
>  http://rdfweb.org/topic/FoafContradictions
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