[doap-interest] DOAP icon, rel="meta"

Edd Dumbill edd at usefulinc.com
Thu Jul 22 18:51:12 BST 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-22 at 13:41 -0400, Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> I've created DOAP metadata using stork's announced-in-#rdfig 
> DOAP-a-matic.


>  I've uploaded the file (minimal, cause I'm just finishing 
> my lunch break right now) to my project, and linked it in the <head> as 
> the following:
> <link rel="meta" title="DOAP" 
> href="http://sdlroads.sourceforge.net/doap.rdf" />
> Is this an okay usage? Is there a better suggestion to use?

So far there's no convention.  Let's make this it. Just add in
type="application/rdf+xml" too.

<link rel="meta" title="DOAP" type="application/rdf+xml"
href="http://sdlroads.sourceforge.net/doap.rdf" />

> Also, I'd like to know if there's an icon that is being used for DOAP, 
> or a suggested linking principle for visible linking. Anyone have any 
> resources for that or suggestions? I'm not sure whether the preferred 
> way is something like RSS's orange XML button, or something more along 
> the lines of a FOAF button, with little foaflets in some kind of 
> programming sistuation.

I'd like to see a decent one drawn.  Maybe I'll run a competition :)

> Very excited about the project!

Excellent!  And congrats on being adopter #1.

-- Edd

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