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RE: On using qualified names for properties

From: Evain, Jean-Pierre <evain@ebu.ch>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 13:36:31 +0200
To: 'Adrian Giurca' <giurca@tu-cottbus.de>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Егор Антонов <elderos@yandex-team.ru>
CC: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7D1656F54141C042A1B2556AE5237D600116304E616A@GVAMAIL.gva.ebu.ch>
However we all know that "it should be as simple as possible... but not simpler"


-----Original Message-----
From: Adrian Giurca [mailto:giurca@tu-cottbus.de] 
Sent: jeudi, 10. mai 2012 12:58
To: Dan Brickley; Егор Антонов
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
Subject: Re: On using qualified names for properties

Hi Dan and Egor,

On 5/10/2012 12:34 PM, Dan Brickley wrote:
> On 10 May 2012 12:26, Егор Антонов<elderos@yandex-team.ru>  wrote:
>> No, there must be only http://schema.org/Thing/name I think
>> As an option, http://schema.org/CreativeWork/name can redirect to the parent
>> type, which owns this property
> I would call it http://schema.org/name, but yes, it's a single
> property, not two properties.
Of course.
>> If we think in terms of multiple itemtypes on a single object, adding a type
>> prefix is an organic way to avoid collisions and distinguish different types
>> properties
> The classic example is (addressbook contact) 'title' versus (document)
> 'title'. Schema.org simply has 'name' instead of (document)'title'.
> Some contact schemas have 'honorificPrefix' for (contact)title. It's
> usually possible to find an alternative word or phrase. This can be
> annoying for vocabulary managers and sometimes the word is not
> perfect, but it simplifies the data model.
> cheers,
> Dan
Thank you all,


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