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

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 14:14:19 +0100
Message-ID: <CAM=Pv=Q+b-etApvLv59z07nLwBbpHU+iMms5gs16Sf0MRYXP6Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, public-vocabs@w3.org
Sorry, sloppy - a little clarification - I didn't mean strictly just a
point in time, rather the whole time aspect as currently defined.

On 3 March 2012 13:38, Hausenblas, Michael <michael.hausenblas@deri.org> wrote:
> 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
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> 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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