Re: Piggy-Bank feedback

From: Eric Miller <>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 14:30:39 -0500

On Feb 2, 2005, at 1:59 PM, DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO) wrote:

>> Piggy-Bank only shows nodes that have types. Please try adding
>> rdf:type to
>> the resources in index.rdf.
> I don't have any experience with the use of explicit typing in RDF. I
> don't
> see rdf:type used in, but its triples
> still
> show up in the sidebar for, and I don't use
> rdf:type
> in my FOAF file (, but its triples show up in the
> sidebar for; why is that?
> What would you suggest as the best way to revise the following so that
> its
> tidbits showed up in the sidebar (
> links
> to a test version):
> <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf=""
> xmlns:rd=""
> xmlns="">
> <rdf:Description rdf:about="">
> <creator>Joe Lambda</creator>
> <description>Here is a sample description.</description>
> <rd:foo rd:bar="whatever"/>
> <rights
> rdf:resource=""/>
> </rdf:Description>
> </rdf:RDF>

quick hack... s/rdf:Description/rd:Foo/

In essence you're saying '' is a
rdf:type rd:Foo.

That being said, it strikes me when Fresnel is integrated into Longwell
(which in turn would then be in Piggy-Bank) there should be some simple
vanilla abilities to display untyped nodes.

Another simple, similar example is available at

<link rel="meta" type="application/rdf+xml" title="Contact"
href="contact" />

digging into we see

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf=""
          xmlns = "">

   <Person rdf:about = "">
     <rdf:value>Eric Miller,</rdf:value>
     <mailbox rdf:resource = "" />
     <homePage rdf:resource = "" />
     <fullName>Eric Miller</fullName>
     <personalTitle>Semantic Web Activity Lead</personalTitle>
     <company>W3C World Wide Web Consortium</company>


let me know if this works for you... I must admit, I really like the
idea of using Piggy-Bank to store (among other things) contact
information :)

eric miller                    
semantic web activity lead     
w3c world wide web consortium  
Received on Wed Feb 02 2005 - 19:30:15 EST

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