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last updated at 2008-02-01 21:04
danja: "(TAG draft) This finding addresses the questions "When should URNs or URIs with novel URI schemes be used to name information resources for the Web?" and "Should registries be provided for such identifiers?". The answers given are "Rarely if ever" and "Probably not"."
 
danja: "The Social Graph Node Mapper is a community project to build a portable library to map social networking sites' URLs to and from a new canonical form (sgn:// URLs)."
danja: "For example, the following URLs are all the same person: (lots of document URIs)"
 
danja: "We currently index the public Web for XHTML Friends Network (XFN), Friend of a Friend (FOAF) markup and other publicly declared connections. By supporting open Web standards for describing connections between people, web sites can add to the social infrastructure of the web."
danja: via danbri : http://lists.foaf-project.org/pipermail/foaf-dev/2008-February/008901.html
mortenf: according to this, crschmidt and i are one
mortenf: ...and doesn't tell why
danja: Brad 'social graph' Fitzpatrick says "URLs are people too" http://google-code-updates.blogspot.com/2008/02/urls-are-people-too.html
 
timbl: Bugs can be reported .. using tabulator for example
 
 
bengee: e.g. for SPARQL Extension Functions
bengee: does a simple 303 to the mysql site, following the SWD best practice recipe for slackers
bengee: use this to add CONCAT & Co. to ARC's SPARQL processor
 
sbp: This is a followup to my piece yesterday, giving more of the thoughts, ideas, and rationale behind what I said.
sbp: The summary would be something like: I was wrong to imply that nobody uses OWL, but right (I believe) to say that OWL isn't especially useful in getting the Semantic Web to be ubiquitous.
sbp: So it's effectively nobody, from my perspective.
 
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