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Re: Proposal for an additional term: mediaType

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 10:50:35 +0200
Message-ID: <CAK4ZFVFAzEsWCEmumCD5nV0Btd7tA==tfvF7UmgJ9qJbG_7M3g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@oclc.org>
Cc: Public Vocabs <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Richard

A subliminal proposal for a FRBR extension to schema.org ?

Best

Bernard

2012/8/28 Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@oclc.org>

> Hi all,
>
> There are actually two issues in this thread, that librarians have beenHi
> Richard
> grappling with for years.  That is the difference between the thing (Work)
> and the way it is stored/delivered. Often referred to as content vs
> carrier.
>
> Content: book, article, video, image, musical work, audio book, game, etc
>
> Carrier: CD, DVD, Cassette, Blu-ray, film reel, file, etc.
>
> And with file there is of course the issue of what file format; mp3, avi,
> etc, etc.
>
> A good test for what is being proposed is to imagine how you would
> represent
> something such as an audio-book recording, in mp3 file format, on a CD.
>
> I agree that we should be using standard enumerations of format, mediaType,
> etc. as referenced, (remembering that we my want to describe older types
> such as 78rpm discs, 8" floppy, discs, and punched tape) but we should take
> account of how we would apply them to describe real world things.
>
> ~Richard.
>
>
>
> On 28/08/2012 09:26, "Martin Hepp" <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Without having analyzed all implications I think it might be a good
> solution
> > to
> >
> > - create a generic mediaType property in schema.org and
> > - represent all media-types that are non-standard IANA types using the
> > processes defined in RFC 4288 [1].
> >
> > This would allow covering all types that the LRMI use cases will require
> while
> > using standard IANA codes for all existing ones.
> >
> > Any objections? Otherwise I would kindly ask Dan to create a respective
> issue
> > for schema.org.
> >
> >
> > Martin
> >
> > [1] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4288
> >
> >
> > On Aug 28, 2012, at 10:09 AM, Ivan Herman wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> 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
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> --------------------------------------------------------
> >>> martin hepp
> >>> e-business & web science research group
> >>> universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen
> >>>
> >>> e-mail:  hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
> >>> phone:   +49-(0)89-6004-4217
> >>> fax:     +49-(0)89-6004-4620
> >>> www:     http://www.unibw.de/ebusiness/ (group)
> >>>        http://www.heppnetz.de/ (personal)
> >>> skype:   mfhepp
> >>> twitter: mfhepp
> >>>
> >>> Check out GoodRelations for E-Commerce on the Web of Linked Data!
> >>> =================================================================
> >>> * Project Main Page: http://purl.org/goodrelations/
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> ----
> >> Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
> >> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
> >> mobile: +31-641044153
> >> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> > --------------------------------------------------------
> > martin hepp
> > e-business & web science research group
> > universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen
> >
> > e-mail:  hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
> > phone:   +49-(0)89-6004-4217
> > fax:     +49-(0)89-6004-4620
> > www:     http://www.unibw.de/ebusiness/ (group)
> >          http://www.heppnetz.de/ (personal)
> > skype:   mfhepp
> > twitter: mfhepp
> >
> > Check out GoodRelations for E-Commerce on the Web of Linked Data!
> > =================================================================
> > * Project Main Page: http://purl.org/goodrelations/
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
>


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