- An ontology.
- quote FOAF (an acronym of friend of a friend) is a machine-readable ontology describing persons, their activities and their relations to other people and objects.
- quote FOAF is (...) expressed using the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the Web Ontology Language (OWL).
- quote tim berners-lee, in a 2007 essay, redefined the semantic web concept into the Giant Global Graph, where relationships transcend networks and documents. He considers the GGG to be on equal ground with the Internet and the World Wide Web, stating that "I express my network in a FOAF file, and that is a start of the revolution."
- gerhard-zorn says: use foaf:mbox_sha1sum instead of foam:mbox, keep the contact email private.