Re: Advocating the use of RDF for Debian's published metadata - Was: Re: Proposal for additional metadata in Debian archives (DEP-11)
On 11-10-17 at 05:31pm, Olivier Berger wrote:
> If RDF/XML (as seems to be proposed by SPDX, to be verified once the
> Linux Foundation site is back) is not suitable, then another format
> would be great as long as it relies on some explicit prefix+suffix
> combination, in order to allow for extensibility, for instance some
> JSON variant of RDF like Turtle .
Just for clarification: Turtle is a human-friendly RDF serialization.
RDF can also be expressed in JSON or YAML but this is less common among
semantic web developers and consumers. Popular formats are XML/RDF,
Turtle and HTMLa.
> In turtle representation format for RDF, one would have a document that
> looks like this :
> @prefix rdf: <http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#>.
> @prefix dep11: <http://www.debian.org/whatever/dep11#>.
> @prefix debbugs: <http://www.debian.org/whatever/depxx#>.
> @prefix spdx: <http://spdx.org/ontology#>.
> a dep11:DebianPackage;
> dep11:application "Iceweasel";
> dep11:package "iceweasel";
> spdx:license "MPL-1.1"
> debbugs:bugs <http://bugs.debian.org/iceweasel>.
Above is Turtle!
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