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Re: Add a biography property to http://schema.org/Person

From: Jason Ronallo <jronallo@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 16:23:55 -0500
Message-ID: <CAKedLN3Z4A8tHTiNhCs9-gN1Wf2OkX6--idqCJ42nQF+LrWfeg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Vocabularies <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Stéphane,

I'll second the request for a "biography" property for a Person. We
could use a biography property for our biographical dictionary of
North Carolina Architects and Builders.

http://ncarchitects.lib.ncsu.edu/

Jason

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 9:55 PM, Stéphane Corlosquet
<scorlosquet@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> While working on the Person type for the Drupal schema.org module, I
> couldn't find a property for the biography of a
> person. http://schema.org/Person does not list any, and 'description' does
> not really fit the bill: biographies are usually longer than one would
> expect in 'description'. Typically biographies are composed of a few
> paragraphs with basic HTML. A couple of examples:
> http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001035/bio
> http://openspring.net/scor
>
> I did a bit of research and found
> that http://vocab.org/bio/0.1/.html#biography is close to what we want:
>
>> An extended description or account of someone's life.
>>
>> Usage:
>>
>> It is expected that the value of this property is either a literal
>> formatted with HTML markup or a pointer to an HTML document.
>
>
> Would you consider adding 'biography' as a property
> for http://schema.org/Person?
>
> cheers,
> Steph.
Received on Sunday, 26 February 2012 21:25:02 GMT

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