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GoodRelations is a standardized vocabulary for product, price, and company data that can (1) be embedded into existing static and dynamic Web pages and that (2) can be processed by other computers. This increases the visibility of your products and services in the latest generation of search engines, recommender systems, and other novel applications.

[goodrelations] foaf:page vs. foaf:topic

Danny Ayers danny.ayers at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 13:47:12 CET 2010

On 13 February 2010 13:02, Martin Hepp (UniBW)
<martin.hepp at ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:

> Or should we use foaf:topic instead? If so, in which direction?
> Alternative 1:
> foo:microsoft a gr:BusinessEntity;
>                       gr:legalName "Microsoft Corp.".
> <http://www.microsoft.com/> foaf:topic foo:microsoft.
> Alternative 2:
> foo:microsoft a gr:BusinessEntity;
>                       gr:legalName "Microsoft Corp.";
>                       foaf:topic <http://www.microsoft.com/>.
> I personally think that the second alternative is wrong, because the data
> entity does not describe the Web page, but vice versa.


Personally I'd opt for a tweak to Alternative 1:

foo:microsoft a gr:BusinessEntity;
                       gr:legalName "Microsoft Corp.".

 <http://www.microsoft.com/> foaf:primaryTopic foo:microsoft.


there is also the inverse




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