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Re: Last Call for Comments ... Re: proposal for updates to http://schema.org/Event

From: Hausenblas, Michael <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 12:38:32 +0000
Message-ID: <78EA14BE-3A47-4634-8602-77B2191F95CB@deri.org>
To: "Danny Ayers" <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org>, <public-vocabs@w3.org>
> I think it would be desirable to redefine Event solely as something
> that happens at a particular point in time, allowing the term to be
> reused much more widely. I don't believe this would break any current
> uses. YMMV as far as logical interpretation of schema.org terms is
> concerned, but in one universe at least, decorating a time-only Event
> with a Place seems a lot more sensible than assigning a time+place
> Event a null place.

+1

Cheers,
             Michael

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On 3 Mar 2012, at 12:16, "Danny Ayers" <danny.ayers@gmail.com> wrote:

> (Afraid I haven't time at the moment to go through the history
> properly, so if this point has already been discussed, please ignore)
> 
> I looked at the Event construct with a view to potentially reusing it
> in the context of projects. But there's a slight problem: Event is
> associated with a time and a *place*. While in practice it may still
> be possible to use the term without assigning a place, it seems a
> little untidy.
> 
> There is already a bit of messiness as it stands: an Event could be a
> meeting, right? In what Place does a teleconference or Hangout happen?
> 
> I think it would be desirable to redefine Event solely as something
> that happens at a particular point in time, allowing the term to be
> reused much more widely. I don't believe this would break any current
> uses. YMMV as far as logical interpretation of schema.org terms is
> concerned, but in one universe at least, decorating a time-only Event
> with a Place seems a lot more sensible than assigning a time+place
> Event a null place.
> 
> €0.02
> 
> Cheers,
> Danny.
> 
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