[foaf-dev] Translation of rdfs:label by the websemantique.org community

Story Henry henry.story at bblfish.net
Wed Feb 20 13:52:20 GMT 2008


That sounds really good to have translations.

By the way, that makes one wonder whether there should be one document  =

containing the labels in every language, or a number of documents  =

served via content negotiations with the labels for each particular  =

language...

Henry

On 20 Feb 2008, at 13:15, Olivier GENDRIN wrote:

> Hi FOAF Folks !
>
> The websemantic.org French-speaking community wishes to translate  =

> the rdfs:label and rdfs:comment of the FOAF spec to french (and so  =

> prepare us and the spec for others traductions).
>
> We have got a subversion depot to handle the work, but we wish to  =

> know if you ever had think about those issues (http://xmlns.com/foaf/spec=
/index.rdf =

>  has no language informations), and how our work could be linked to  =

> yours.
>
> We are thinking of creating a separate file shaped this way :
> <rdf:Description rdf:about=3D"http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/Person">
> <rdfs:label xml:lang=3D"fr">Personne</rdfs:label>
> <rdfs:comment xml:lang=3D"fr">Une personne</rdfs:label>
> </rdf:Description>
>
> And we think that the FOAF spec could link to a central translations  =

> file through rdf:seeAlso URI.
>
> (please note that the FOAF spec would be the first one to be  =

> translated, so it will be like a training for us)
>
> (sorry for potential bad English)
>
> -- =

> Olivier GENDRIN - NOVACTIVE
>
> D=E9veloppeur Web - R=E9f=E9rent standards et accessibilit=E9
>
> Tel : + 33 1 48 24 33 60
> Fax : + 33 1 48 24 33 54
> http://www.novactive.com/
>
> _______________________________________________
> foaf-dev mailing list
> foaf-dev at lists.foaf-project.org
> http://lists.foaf-project.org/mailman/listinfo/foaf-dev

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: smime.p7s
Type: application/pkcs7-signature
Size: 2429 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.usefulinc.com/pipermail/foaf-dev/attachments/20080220/00=
830ed7/smime.bin


More information about the foaf-dev mailing list