[rdfweb-dev] Re: FOAF autodiscovery

Danny Ayers danny.ayers at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 10:53:34 UTC 2006


On 4/26/06, Jessica Kahn <jkahn at apple.com> wrote:
> We're using NSXML and an XQuery that it's evaluating for us. It's not
> looking for generic RDF; it's looking for the specific elements I
> listed my previous email. IIRC, we tried to be relatively agnostic as
> to where in the file we'd find these elements, to be somewhat
> lenient, but... I also wouldn't be surprised if we worked harder to
> get that right for the RSS and Atom parsing, and less so for FOAF.

Thanks. So I assume it wouldn't recognise e.g.

<rdf:Description rdf:type rdf:resource="http://xmlns.com/foaf/Person">
...

as equivalent to

<foaf:Person>
...

I'll cc the FOAF list, may be of interest. (autodiscovery in Safari
RSS, thread started here:
http://lists.apple.com/archives/syndication-dev/2006/Apr/msg00000.html )

Cheers,
Danny.


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