[foaf-dev] Accounts as identifying properties
leigh at ldodds.com
Fri Feb 15 09:11:45 GMT 2008
> I've been trying to promote a concept I've been calling the YASN-Roll.
> It's a list of links to your profile page on all the Social Networking
> type websites you belong to.
Currently I tag my homepages as "Me" on del.icio.us. So the data
can also be shared/derived that way.
And incidentally subscribing to that RSS in Firefox
gives me a handy toolbar to jump to my favourite sites.
> <foaf:OnlineAccount rdf:about="http://flickr.com/people/jbond/" />
> <foaf:OnlineAccount rdf:about="http://www.last.fm/user/jbond/" />
> <foaf:OnlineAccount rdf:about="http://del.icio.us/jbond" />
Thats not quite correct, you need a separate holdsAccount for each property.
> I'd like to have a name for each entry as well. But the name of the
> service, not my name on that service. "Flickr", "Last.FM",
> "del.icio.us", not "jbond", "jbond", "jbond".
I think the best way to handle that would be to actually model the
(I've not checked but "Service" may be something described in SIOC)
> As a side effect of this there are rich opportunities here for
> auto-discovery of services after reading the FOAF. Visit the page, find
> the RSS/Atom, read all the microformats, follow the rel=me and
> rel=contact links, find the associated FOAF on that service, etc etc.
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