[foaf-dev] FOAF from social apps - tools?

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 14:10:44 CET 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 1:57 PM, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers at gmail.com> wrote:

> I want to rebuild/update my foaf:Profile, and naturally have used
> foaf-a-matic to get started, and a bit of manual tweaking.
> But it'll be long-winded to add the foaf:knows in either of these ways
> - what is around these days for getting a FOAF dump from gmail,
> twitter, facebook etc? I'm sure it would be easier to get one of those
> & weed it down rather than build something up.

SPARUL seems to be the method of choice for updating FOAF profiles.
Tabulator integrates it, you can use ARC2 datawiki on the back end to power

> Incidentally, I'm sure this has come up before but memory fails - what
> of a foaf:follows property? Something a lot weaker than foaf:knows,
> but potentially useful in reputation kind of things.


> I can imagine having a core profile, with say 50 foaf:knows in there,
> rdfs:seeAlso'd to RDF dumps from the social apps with perhaps 1000's
> of foaf:follows.
> Cheers,
> Danny.
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