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Re: schema.org/sameThingAs proposal

From: Jason Douglas <jasondouglas@google.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 19:38:06 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEiKvUA2Ho_FkVVf+-xWtw4vAK+F5nS9yVuYUdpLFtfdPKxYuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 6:33 PM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dan & Jason,
>
> I would like to see us help developers even a bit more...
>
> by furthering an example in the proposal about CreativeWork's "about"
> property usage (a Subject of a CreativeWork ) and its availability also and
> how "about" differs and contrasts with "sameThingAs" (a relationship
> property that can be used for mapping between any identifiers that provide
> information about the same Subjects or same Entities)
>

I'm having trouble parsing that sentence.

Maybe related, maybe not, but I'd expect the subject and object of a
'sameThingAs' assertion to be of the same type, whereas they'd be different
for 'about'.  "Subject of" and equivalence are different concepts, as I
think you were pointing out.

-jason


>
> --
> -Thad
> http://www.freebase.com/view/en/thad_guidry
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