[doap-interest] Re: [foafnet] hDOAP

David Sifry dsifry at technorati.com
Sat Jun 25 08:23:08 BST 2005

This is great.  What is DOAP?  What is GRDDL?  What's the use case?

I must be stupid, not keeping up with the acronyms.


Danny Ayers wrote:

>[I'd forgotten the lists ;-]
>I was curious about the microformats (mostly non-doc data expressed in
>XHTML+CSS) being promoted by Tantek & co [1]. I still have
>reservations, but if people do start using these things then I'm
>pretty sure it's a net gain. Anyhow, to test the water a little I
>tried twisting DOAP into such a format. Seems to work ok, whether
>it'll actually be any use anywhere is another matter. I've not
>actually tried using their specific approach to XHTML profiles (it's
>like a little schema language in XHTML, XMDP [2]). But I can say that
>having a profile URI makes a *huge* difference in that it means you
>can get RDF out of the stuff automatically, hands-free - GRDDL's the
>I've a proper write-up in the pipeline, notes/profile + transformation
>demos at [3].
>[1] http://www.microformats.org/
>[2] http://gmpg.org/xmdp/
>[3] http://purl.org/stuff/hdoap/profile

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