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FOAF Vocabulary Specification
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FOAF Vocabulary Specification
This revision of the specification consists mostly of editorial improvements. In addition the properties maker and made, as well as the clases Agent and Organization are now marked as "stable", in acknowledgment of their unproblematic usage in the Semantic Web community, and as an indicator that only minor changes to their document are anticipated for the future. See the changes section for details of the changes in this version of the specification.

The FOAF standard finally getting some attention again.
Semantic Planet :: Parsing FOAF with PHP
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Semantic Planet :: Parsing FOAF with PHP
This article is a guide to using PHP to parse FOAF documents. FOAF stands for Friend-of-a-Friend and is a fun application of RDF that describes people and their relationships to one another. It assumes that the reader is familiar with XML and PHP but that they have little or no knowledge of RDF or FOAF and how to parse them.
FOAF, RDF and REST
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Connecting Social Content Services using FOAF, RDF and REST
The pressure for information to be free, is translating into pressure for sites to expose open services for users to interact with. Similar pressures are leading to standardisation of data formats; web services alone aren't enough the data must be portable and easily exchangeable. XML and RDF are both core technologies that facilitate this exchange, with specific vocabularies, such as FOAF (description of users) and RSS (syndication of content) addressing particular needs.
An interesting paper on online social networks