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Re: schema.org/sameThingAs proposal

From: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 00:03:37 -0500
Message-ID: <CAChbWaNsF+mvGkr1pj6RnpbPSftV56AmgyJ=OhsNv_hmmQxkCA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jason Douglas <jasondouglas@google.com>
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
I was just asking for a fuller example in the docs, that's all.  An example
that includes the CreativeWork "about" property pointing to the Thing that
just so happens to also have a "sameThingAs" assertion on it.  Come full
circle in the example of "sameThingAs" and that will help others.

On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Jason Douglas <jasondouglas@google.com>wrote:

> 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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