[foaf-dev] The foaf:knows semantic, symetry and subclasses
richard at cyganiak.de
Fri Jul 25 10:57:50 BST 2008
On 25 Jul 2008, at 10:15, Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
>> In practice, foaf:knows is used mostly in the sense of
>> "contact/friend in an online social network". Changes to the
>> ontology should make the definition *more* in line with this
>> real-world use, not *less*.
> So we would need a foaf:knowsIRL, and spec that foaf:knows is roughly
> equivalent to sioc:subscriber_of ?
There is no implication of knowing in real life in foaf:knows, and has
never been as far as I remember.
And foaf:knows in the way it is used today goes much beyond
sioc:subscriber_of, so it is in no way roughly equivalent.
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