[foaf-dev] How to let the world know my profile?

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 15:06:46 CEST 2011

On 15 June 2011 14:39, Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe at geodan.nl> wrote:
> On 2011-06-15 11:51, Sarven Capadisli wrote:
>> On Wed, 2011-06-15 at 11:29 +0200, Frans Knibbe wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> I have created a FOAF profile for myself and I have put it online. It is
>>> hosted by one of my company's web servers. I am currently trying to
>>> persuade my colleagues to publish FOAF profiles for themselves too.
>>> I now wonder: How can I firmly place my profile data in the web of
>>> linked data? I have just registered my URI at www.foaf-search.net. Would
>>> that be sufficient to make my personal data discoverable from all places
>>> on the web? Or is it wise to register at other places too?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Frans
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Until they get their own FOAF :)
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>> Hi Frans,
>> Best starting point in my opinion is to make sure that you have a
>> relationship between your FOAF URI and another e.g., foaf:knows. This
>> way, your URI is connected to other graphs, and opens up possibilities
>> for discovery.
>> Submitting a URI to a service is a centralized approach and it is one
>> aspect to being discovered.
>> There are many places to submit, so, I'll just give one of my
>> favourites ;) Sindice [1]. See also the Inspector tool. I may be
>> mistaken about this, but I think it eventually crawls new URIs once you
>> inspect.
>> [1] http://sindice.com/
>> -Sarven
> Hello Sarven,
> Thanks. I get the point about linking to other sources, but I am afraid
> that at the moment the only person with a FOAF profile that I know is
> me. A while ago I did ask all my 'friends' on Facebook if they had a
> FOAF profile. Not one of them even understood the question :-)

You can link to their graph API URI


Until they get their own FOAF :)

> Regards,
> Frans
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