Adopting foaf:Agent, also foaf:tipjar proposal
Nathan R. Yergler
nathan at yergler.net
Thu Feb 19 08:27:19 EST 2004
So would the tipjar be specified as part of the Work information? This
seems like a good fit for mozCC to support, so I'd like to add it if
we're to that point. Thoughts?
Mike Linksvayer wrote:
> As I've mentioned
> I'd like to adopt foaf:Agent in place of cc:Agent. See example
> current vis foafified use at
> Most response I've gotten to this is positive, so I'm planning to
> move ahead shortly.
> I think it makes sense to make cc:Agent a subclass of foaf:Agent,
> though I wouldn't recommend using the former going forward (are there
> any conventions for deprecating RDF Schema classes short of using OWL
> and is there any reason not to add OWL to the CC schema?>
> Also, see <http://rdfweb.org/mt/foaflog/archives/2004/02/12/20.07.32/>
> for a foaf:tipjar proposal. Lots of people are building on FOAF, but
> a tipjar property could be particularly interesting for CC users --
> soliciting donations flows naturally from free content offerings, and
> lots of people seem to expect CC to do something in this area. Adding
> support for a generic pointer to a tipjar seems like a very
> low-cost/risk way to get started.
> I have a lame imagination, but how about a metadata-aware media player
> that makes a "$", or "donate", or "patron" button active when playing
> media that is associated with metadata that specifies a tipjar URI as
> a 0th-generation app?
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