cc:Agent, foaf:Agent (and/was Re: dc:identifier)
lgonze at panix.com
Wed Jan 7 10:06:26 EST 2004
On Monday, Jan 5, 2004, at 20:07 America/New_York, Mike Linksvayer
> Veering even further from the subject, I'm not terribly happy about
> cc:Agent. It isn't widely used yet
> (<http://creativecommons.org/license> doesn't spit it out unless one
> provides the relevant, optional data), and FOAF now provides a widely
> used and better defined vocabulary for the same thing, namely
> <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/#term_Agent> and its subclasses.
> Anyone have thoughts regarding adopting the FOAF vocabulary for agents?
The disadvantage is getting too close to RDF. Right now developers can
get away with treating CC metadata as XML, which is good for adoption.
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