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DCMI and the FOAF Project announce a cooperation agreement

Monday, May 02, 2011

DCMI and the FOAF Project have announced a cooperation agreement outlining measures aimed at reinforcing the long-term viability of the FOAF Vocabulary. DCMI will maintain an up-to-date snapshot of the FOAF Vocabulary, temporarily host the vocabulary if needed, and assume maintenance responsibility if the FOAF Project should cease its normal activity. The two organizations see this cooperative agreement as an opportunity for better integrating their vocabularies with semantic alignments and for promoting the documentation of best-practice usage patterns in which the two vocabularies are used in combination. The agreement includes an affirmation of best-practice principles embodied in a DCMI Generic Namespace Policy for RDF Vocabularies.