Existing Schemas

From IdCommons

This page is a compilation of well known identity-related schemas.

Under Development


Schema Name Link Link Format Schema Format Copyright/License Style
SEMIC.EU http://www.semic.eu/semic/view/snav/Conformance.xhtml HTML
SEMIC.EU Repository http://www.semic.eu/semic/view/search.xhtml?term=keyword%3Aperson+AND+keyword%3Amodel&h=+&search HTML
Portable Contacts http://portablecontacts.net/draft-spec.html#schema HTML
NEPOMUK Contact Ontology http://www.semanticdesktop.org/ontologies/nco/
An Ontology for Contacts http://www.w3.org/2006/vcard/ns# http://www.w3.org/2006/vcard/ns.rdf
hCard http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard microformat
A MIME Content-Type for Directory Information http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2425
OpenID OpenID 2.0 proposal HTML Sets of label, descriptions and XML schema
Information Card http://wiki.informationcard.net/index.php/Claim_Catalog HTML
LDAP Base LDAP Schema for User Applications HTML (RFC) LDAP BCP 78
LDAP eduPerson internet2-mace-dir-eduPerson-200604 HTML (I2 doc) LDAP
SAML eduPerson internet2-mace-dir-saml-attributes-200604 PDF (I2 doc) SAML
LDAP inetOrgPerson inetOrgPerson LDAP Object Class HTML (RFC) LDAP ISOC (2000)
RFC 2079: Definition of an X.500 Attribute Type and an Object Class to Hold Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) http://www.ldap.com/1/schema/rfc2079.owl OWL OWL for LDAPv3 Schema Not spec.
RFC 2798: Definition of the inetOrgPerson LDAP Object Class http://www.ldap.com/1/schema/rfc2798.owl OWL OWL for LDAPv3 Schema ISOC (2000)
RFC 4512: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP):Directory Information Models http://www.ldap.com/1/schema/rfc4512.owl OWL OWL for LDAPv3 Schema BCP 78
RFC 4519: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP):Schema for User Applications http://www.ldap.com/1/schema/rfc4519.owl OWL OWL for LDAPv3 Schema BCP 78
RFC 4524: COSINE LDAP/X.500 Schema http://www.ldap.com/1/schema/rfc4524.owl OWL OWL for LDAPv3 Schema BCP 78
FOAF Ontology http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/index.rdf OWL OWL CC-By?
An Ontology of Identity Credentials NIST SP800-103 draft of Part 1 PDF (part 2 is TBD) (US Federal Government publication)
Representing vCard Objects in RDF/XML http://www.w3.org/TR/vcard-rdf HTML RDF Copyright IPR Systems 2001. Distribution policies are governed by the W3C intellectual property terms.


Not yet put into the table

  • VCard
  • Microsoft Outlook CSV Export
  • Google Contact API and Contact Kind
  • Google OpenSocial Data APIs
  • OpenID SReg
  • OpenID AX
  • ID-SIS Personal Profile Service
  • ID-SIS Employee Profile Service