[Standards-JIG] Re: JEP-0054 vcard email definition is inconsistent

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Sep 15 19:37:44 UTC 2004


In article <20040915091617.GD16079 at serwis2.beta>,
 Jacek Konieczny <jajcus at bnet.pl> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 02:29:28PM +1000, trejkaz at xaoza.net wrote:
> > At Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 09:50:08PM -0600, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> > > Actually, I think we'd want to use the same protocol for describing 
> > > things other than persons, too: chatrooms, servers, bots, and a whole 
> > > range of other entities on the network. But I agree that we'd probably 
> > > need only one element at a time.
> > 
> > That would be neat.  FOAF at present as far as I've found is very tied to
> > the personal level (as you would expect, though.)  So I bet we would be
> > inventing new entities for servers, services and bots.  Chatrooms might
> > work as a foaf:Group though...
> 
> Why limit ourself to FOAF. Use RDF and FOAF just as the vocabulary to
> describe persons. RDF can be used to describe anything. And there are
> a lot of vocabularies already defined.

Sure. Step 1 is to write a proposal we can consider and discuss. I hope 
to do that in the next few weeks.

/psa




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