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Re: Draft Note for HTML WG

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:23:38 +0100
Cc: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, HTML Data Task Force WG <public-html-data-tf@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7786265B-E44C-4E21-A4F4-8D037681446E@w3.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>

On Nov 14, 2011, at 12:18 , Dan Brickley wrote:
[snip]
> 
> ...from an RDF perspective this isn't very joined up data yet; but it
> does show a natural scoping limit to Schema.org. We can't copy and
> paste all such schemes into one big Schema. What we can do is
> encourage those controlled vocabularies to publish (in SKOS/RDFa
> rather than PDF or Excel?) and document e.g. how '15-1132.00 Software
> Developers' as a string relates to entries in that dataset, and/or how
> they could be cited by URL instead. If Schema.org can grow towards
> such a documentation centre role, i.e. as a hub for publishers and
> consumers of this data, then it might be a natural step towards also
> documenting medium and small-sized vocabularies too. As ever, that
> doesn't mean all search engines will support everything. So I think
> we'll start with the large controlled vocabs
> (wikipedia/freebase/dbpedia/wikidata, SKOS) while also collecting
> mappings to the other widely used RDF vocabs. If RDFa parsers did
> something useful with such mappings, that might help move things along
> too...
> 

I am not sure what you mean. What would you think an RDFa parser may do?

Ivan


> cheers,
> 
> Dan
> 
> 
> (*) is that a pecularly Britis English-ish formulation? :)
> 


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