[foaf-dev] Re: 'Interested In' field

Anthony Steele anthony.steele13 at ntlworld.com
Tue Apr 8 11:50:03 BST 2008

> From: "Alexandre Passant" <alex at passant.org>
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Anthony Steele
> >  Vaguely related to that, I am interested in modelling friend relationships in categories.
> >
> >  e.g.
> >  Andrew is my colleague
> >  Bill is a colleague and a social contact
> >  Carl is a social contact and is family
> >
> >  So it's a many-to-many relationship.
> >
> >  Livejournal keeps this kind of data internally, but does not expose it via FOAF.
> >
> >  Is there a way to represent this data in FOAF at present? #
> Have a look at the RELATIONSHIP vocabulary [1].
> It provides subproperties of foaf:knows to define this kind of relationships, eg
> :me rel:colleagueOf :Andrew
> In case you need more properties, you can extend it regarding your
> needs (and discuss here I think, in case you think some might be added
> in the vocabulary, as "has family relationship with").

It's not about my needs, the groups are also created by the users, and can have any name.
This vocabulary is interesting, but not what I wanted.


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