Re: bibliographic issues

From: Alf Eaton <>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 15:35:08 +0200

On 02 Aug 2005, at 15:24, Eric Miller wrote:

> Getting various content providers to agree on *a few* properties
> when it comes to describing peoples for bibliographic description,
> however, is a small but useful step. For the content providers that
> are reading this list, I'm wondering if the following might be a
> simple core folks could agree on...
> <foaf:Person>
> <rdf:value>Jim Gettys</rdf:value> <!-- default value for apps
> that don't know foaf -->
> <foaf:givenname>Jim</foaf:givenname>
> <foaf:surname>Gettys</foaf:surname>
> </foaf:Person>
> Alf, Matthew? others? What do you think?

I think the description of a person's name needs to have 3 fields (at
least): 'name', 'given name' and 'family name'.
As long as the way of writing those is consistent (ie not given_name
and familyName at the same time) then I'm happy.

Received on Tue Aug 02 2005 - 13:31:52 EDT

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