[foaf-dev] works relation

Kingsley Idehen kidehen at openlinksw.com
Fri Feb 5 20:31:08 CET 2010


Story Henry wrote:
> On 5 Feb 2010, at 20:09, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
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>> Story Henry wrote:
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>>> There are people in foaf, and companies. But there is no way to say that a person works in a company it seems. What should one do there?
>>>
>>> Henry
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>>> Social Web Architect
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>> All,
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>> See: http://vocab.org/relationship/.html
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>> Its linked to FOAF.
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>> This ontology saved me a ton of time when trying to verify some reasoner enhancements to Virtuoso re:
>> owl:SymmetricalProperty, owl:TransitiveProperty, and owl:inverseOf.
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>> Naturally, while working on this, I couldn't stop thinking about Data Access policies and FOAF+SSL :-)
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> yes, except that this ontology is pretty crap. 
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> I have pointed out a few years ago that it does not make sense, and I have seen no action to improve it. Take just for exampel:
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>  <wouldLikeToKnow>     a rdf:Property;
>          :domain <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/Person>;
>          :isDefinedBy <>;
>          :label "would like to now"@en;
>          :range <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/Person>;
>          :subPropertyOf <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/knows>;
>          skos:definition "A person whom this person would desire to know more closely."@en .
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> from this if you wouldLikeToKnow someone, then you know them.
> Which is nonsensical. So I wouldLikeToKnow SamanthaFox, therefore I know her! 
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Okay, scrap that relation.

I focused on the employment terms, albeit for my own selfish purposes 
i.e., verifying new reasoner features in Virtuoso  :-)

Kingsley
> Henry
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>> Link:
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>> 1.  http://tr.im/MZ0K -- link to Virtuoso Open Source mailing list about the inference features mentioned above.
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>> Regards,
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>> Kingsley Idehen	      President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>> Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
>> Twitter: kidehen 
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