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Re: Proposal for an additional term: mediaType

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 08:56:43 +0200
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org, "Suliman, Suraiya H" <suraiya.h.suliman@lmco.com>
Message-Id: <1532E83C-9770-4D6E-B796-F93DA21CCA60@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Greg Grossmeier <greg@creativecommons.org>
Hi Greg,
        Unless we can use official IANA Interner Media Type identifiers for all needed types, I would propose a different name and reserve mediaType for an also needed property for indicating the Internet Media Types, see e.g.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_media_type



Martin
On Aug 27, 2012, at 11:34 PM, Greg Grossmeier wrote:

> Hello all,
> 
> In the work surrounding the creation of LRMI, and doing real world
> markup on hundreds of works (for a proof of concept project) we have run
> into a need that isn't adequately addressed by the current Schema.org
> specification, and has broader applicability than just learning
> resources (so not appropriate to be included in the LRMI proposed
> extension).
> 
> Simply, there is a need for a term that represents the notion of
> mediaType. When marking up hundreds of educational resources from
> publishers we have found this to be a commonly used field.
> 
> Some sample values for that field, based on our set of resources, would
> be:
> - Audio CD
> - Audiotape
> - Calculator
> - CD-I
> - CD-ROM
> - Diskette
> - Duplication Master
> - DVD/ Blu-ray
> - etc
> 
> I've cc'ed here Suraiya Suliman who is working on the team that is
> building a tool to mark up these hundreds of learning resources.
> 
> Best,
> 
> Greg
> 
> -- 
> Greg Grossmeier
> Education Technology & Policy Coordinator
> twitter: @g_gerg / identi.ca: @greg / skype: greg.grossmeier
> 

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