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A few general questions about CreativeWork

From: B McGlamery <bmcglamery@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 09:13:33 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKWsN+qWpF8WX0Z6MFjJ-Sd4b07RdiyRY_QaG3GU2ymDx+0Xpw@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
Newbie to schema.org here, so pardon the post if any of these questions are
more than obvious.  Any guidance would be appreciated.

   - About vs Description:  Does “About” in “CreativeWork” connote broad
   keywords or concepts about the content?  Or is it more of a short
   description?  For example: a recipe might be “food and cooking” or is it
   more specific like “cooking with saffron”

   - Headline vs Name: Do you use both?  Is the general idea that you use
   the Thing properties all the time and then use the other schemas (like
   CreativeWork) when applicable?  Or once you use a more specific schema then
   the more general one (Thing) is implied? I see in the documentation it says
   “More specific types share properties with broader types. “  Not sure if
   that applies to this one

   - Image vs Thumbnail URL: Image is a property for Thing, Thumbnail URL
   for CreativeWork.  Are they one in the same, or could they be?  Basically a
   similar question to the previous one.

Thanks for any and all help.

Barbara McGlamery
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2012 16:16:22 UTC

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