Great! I'm glad to hear everyone is working together on the same problem
rather than rejecting the existing solutions outright.
On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 1:04 PM, Casey Davis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks for your suggestions, Karen! I have added them to the wiki.
> Justin, luckily we have a representative from EBU who is planning to
> attend. We are definitely reviewing the EBUCore ontology and are seeing
> this hackathon as an opportunity to harmonize EBUCore and PBCore as much
> as possible.
> On 1/5/15 1:35 PM, "Karen Coyle" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >Casey, I have some suggestions:
> >1) Everyone should read at least the first chapters of the Allemang
> >book, Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist:
> >2) Everyone should understand the RDF meaning of classes, properties,
> >domain and range before beginning. (cf:
> >3) Don't lean too heavily on Protege. Protege is very OWL-oriented and
> >can lead one far astray. It's easy to click on check boxes without
> >knowing what they really mean. Do as much development as you can without
> >using Protege, and do your development in RDFS not OWL. Later you can
> >use Protege to check your work, or to complete the code.
> >4) Develop in ntriples or turtle but NOT rdf/xml. RDF differs from XML
> >in some fundamental ways that are not obvious, and developing in rdf/xml
> >masks these differences and often leads to the development of not very
> >good ontologies.
> >On 1/5/15 9:35 AM, Casey Davis wrote:
> >> Hi Code4Libbers,
> >> In case you are interested in attending or staying in the know about
> >>the PBCore RDF ontology hackathon happening on February 7 & 8 before
> >>Code4Lib, check out the Wiki page:
> >>http://wiki.code4lib.org/PBCore_RDF_Hackathon. This is also where we
> >>will provide links to all documentation created during the hackathon. In
> >>case you are unable to join us, we will be using the hashtag
> >>#PBCoreRDF15 on the days of the event.
> >> Best,
> >> Casey
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