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Re: Proposal for an additional term: mediaType

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 10:09:38 +0200
Cc: Greg Grossmeier <greg@creativecommons.org>, public-vocabs@w3.org, "Suliman, Suraiya H" <suraiya.h.suliman@lmco.com>
Message-Id: <089BC5F7-E97E-498F-970C-751253EC7E41@w3.org>
To: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>

On Aug 28, 2012, at 08:56 , Martin Hepp wrote:

> 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
> 

+1. I think we should avoid confusion and using an accepted IANA term would really lead to issues...

Ivan


> 
> 
> 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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