[foaf-dev] Re: What about FOAF?

Uldis Bojars captsolo at gmail.com
Sun May 20 14:40:13 BST 2007

Sending a copy to FOAF-Dev list as well. Feel free to CC discussions
to SIOC-Dev - as you mentioned before SIOC and FOAF work together and
we are interested to learn about any new developments in this area.

On 5/20/07, John Hoogstrate <johnhoogstrate at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> At the moment SIOC is maturing very fast, which is good.
> SIOC uses FOAF (friend of a friend) to describe persons on the
> internet. Unfortunately the FOAF-specification seems to have been
> stuck in version 0.1 http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/ with many terms
> categorized as 'unstable'. The mailinglist has no activity, about a
> month ago I sent some suggestions for FOAF, but received no reply.
> At this moment I am unable to tell if there is anybody working on
> FOAF, but looking at the state of the website http://www.foaf-project.org/
> it seems that FOAF is dead.
> With more and more implementations of SIOC currently being developed
> many of them will also include an implementation of FOAF of which the
> specification is far from finished and has quite a number of
> problems.
> I think it would be good if some people started working on a new
> revision of the FOAF-specification. I would like to help with that,
> but I don't really know where to start.
> Kind regards,
> John Hoogstrate
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