[foaf-dev] Feedback on Relationship Ontology

Ian Davis me at iandavis.com
Thu Feb 11 16:04:50 EST 2016

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016, at 08:57 PM, Chris Yocum wrote:
> > 
> > I'm not very enthused about adding heirOf but I can see it would be
> > useful. Perhaps you could define that in another schema and still use it
> > in your data.
> >
> I was considering that as well.  I have access to web protege so I
> will probably try that for building the OWL ontology.  However, it is
> a relationship so I thought it might go well under this ontology.

I agree it's logical. Have a look at the bio schema too, it might stir
up different ways to model that re!ationship.

> > I'd be interested in seeing your Irish genealogies if you are able to
> > share. Are you using the bio schema with them?
> Sure, the github of the project is here:
> https://github.com/cyocum/irish-gen.  I am in the very early phase
> where I am translating from Old Irish and transcribing.  Thankfully,
> early Irish genealogies are very schematic so mostly it is
> transcribing into RDF.

Thanks very much. I like genealogy :)

> I didn't know there was a bio schema, could you provide a link please?

Here you go:


I'm the maintainer of that too, although I don't currently do much with


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