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Re: proposal to add factChecker and copyEditor to NewsArticle

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:38:02 -0400
Message-Id: <FE5C2634-B649-4F8B-9339-C41965B6F0C5@w3.org>
Cc: John Bachir <john@ganxy.com>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
To: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Martin,

I think I agree with you. Actually, for this application there are already vocabularies that define those roles, bound to some FRBR related works, it may better reusing those.

Just my 2 cents

Ivan

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On 16 Oct 2012, at 17:46, Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:

> Since the two proposed properties represent roles that a certain person has for a certain NewsArticle, I am in general inclined to not recommend individual properties for each role but rather use a generic property "typeOfContribution" or "role" and have that link a) the NewsArticle (or CreativeWork) with b) the Person via an intermediate node (e.g. http://schema.org/Role) with enumerations (internal or external) for popular roles.
> 
> Otherwise we will end up with a mess of properties.
> 
> But this of course really a tradeoff between conceptual beauty and cleanness on one hand and ease of markup on the other.
> 
> Just my 2 cents from experience
> 
> Martin
> 
> On Oct 16, 2012, at 10:34 PM, John Bachir wrote:
> 
>> Anyone have any thoughts on this?
>> 
>> Is there another venue more appropriate for this sort of thing?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> John
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 9:00 PM, John Bachir <john@ganxy.com> wrote:
>> The typical roles in producing a journalistic work are: writer, editor, fact-checker, copy-editor.
>> 
>> Thing > CreativeWork > Article > NewsArticle has these properties of type Person:
>> 
>> accountablePerson
>> author
>> contributor
>> copyrightHolder
>> creator ("the same as the Author property for CreativeWork" -- I don't know what that means)
>> editor
>> provider
>> 
>> All of these are from CreativeWork.
>> 
>> I propose that NewsArticle, or maybe Article for one or both, add the following two properties of type Person:
>> 
>> factChecker
>> copyEditor
>> 
>> Before I put together a more detailed proposal on the wiki, I'm looking for some initial feedback from this group.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> John
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