[foaf-dev] FOAF-based whitelisting project

Dan Brickley danbri at danbri.org
Sun Mar 11 10:56:16 UTC 2007


R. Steven Rainwater wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-03-11 at 00:58 +0000, Dan Brickley wrote:
>> Would definitely be cool to see more of the trust-metric info
>> within advogato flow out in machine-readable form.
>>
>> I did some prototyping in this area a few years ago (urk, many
>> years ago!), 
>> http://www.w3.org/2001/12/rubyrdf/util/foafwhite/intro.html
> 
> Cool, I wasn't aware of the foafwhite.xml format at all. It looks very
> easy to implement. If anyone could use this, I'll add it to the ToDo
> list and see if I can get something done next week.

I'm not sure it's quite the best thing to do. I think it may have been 
invented before I put foaf:mbox:sha1_sum into the spec. Perhaps now, 
we'd use something based on that instead. But as you say, it's not a 
huge implementation effort to play around with, ... Kjetil,  what do you 
reckon?

Dan


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