[foaf-dev] [pedantic-web] Re: FOAF and dcterms:creator/dcterms:Agent

Dan Brickley danbri at danbri.org
Wed Feb 24 16:58:41 CET 2010


On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 4:27 PM, Hogan, Aidan <aidan.hogan at deri.org> wrote:
>> There is indeed a problem on this which we were discussing today on
> the
>> mailing list. The spec also says
>>
>> [[
>> ... Anything that is
>> a Person and that is the maker of some Document will be the
> primaryTopic
>> of that Document. Although this can be inferred, it is helpful to
> include
>> this information explicitly within the PersonalProfileDocument.
>> ]]
>>
>
> Hmm... to me, this text is very strange, and does not reflect the
> underlying vocabulary (i.e., maker is not a subproperty of primaryTopic,
> nor should it be IMO). My two cents: drop this text.

Yes, that loks like a bug: it should say PersonalProfileDocument
there, not just any old Document! Oops :)

The wording of that whole section is really awkward, and needs a
rewrite. Good catch...

cheers,

Dan


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