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Re: schema.org 1.0b update

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:45:00 +0200
Message-ID: <CAK4ZFVEsgiZZNy569G1PH6S09jMtxkMCGbf0-v3YY2NotzvEmg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Hi Martin

Agreed. In the context of schema.org "soft" semantics, I suppose we can
have indeed that kind of "metonymy-tolerance" :)

Best

Bernard


2013/7/26 Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>

> Hi Bernard,
> thanks for spotting this; however, I do not think this requires action,
> since:
>
> a) practically, this is relevant only for triggering the proper
> acknowledgments in the html documentation
> b) conceptually one could argue that the set of people who created or were
> involved in the creation of GoodRelations are some kind of
> http://schema.org/Organisation ;-)=
>
> Martin
>
> On Jul 25, 2013, at 10:55 AM, Bernard Vatant wrote:
>
> > Hi Dan
> >
> > All good news!
> >
> > The new version has been stored in LOV on OKFN servers at [1]
> > The stored version in n3 [2] can be downloaded from the vocabulary
> timeline, as well as the two previous ones 1.0a and 0.99.
> > It's extracted from the RDFa version, using the W3C RDFa Distiller.
> >
> > Just a small remark : I'm puzzled by the type of sources such as
> GoodRelationsProperties
> > <
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/WebSchemas/SchemaDotOrgSources#source_GoodRelationsProperties
> > > a schema:Organization
> >
> > Even GoodRelations itself is not an Organization, it's a vocabulary :)
> >
> > That said I've no clear alternative proposal for the type of this
> "thing", maybe <http://schema.org/ItemList> (the list of GoodRelations
> properties)?
> >
> > Best
> >
> > Bernard
> >
> >
> > [1] http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/details/vocabulary_schema.html
> > [2]
> http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/agg/archives/dir_schema/file_schema_2013-07-24.n3
> >
> >
> >
> > 2013/7/24 Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
> > Some of you already noticed, so here's a quick summary.
> >
> > We've just posted a new version of the schema.org site.
> >
> > It has two vocabulary changes:
> >
> > 1. addition of http://schema.org/sameAs
> >
> > Per http://www.w3.org/wiki/WebSchemas/sameAs this adds a property to
> > Thing that makes it easier to indicate identifying URLs for entities
> > being described.
> >
> > 2. http://schema.org/citation has been moved up to CreativeWork, from
> > MedicalScholarlyArticle
> >
> > Details http://www.w3.org/wiki/WebSchemas/CitationPromotion
> >
> > Thanks to the BibExtend group for suggesting this small but useful
> improvement.
> >
> >
> > The site also has some practical improvements:
> >
> > 1. schema.org now has per-property pages.
> >
> > I'm happy to close this longstanding issue,
> > http://www.w3.org/2011/webschema/track/issues/2
> >
> > Every property in schema.org should now de-reference. For example,
> > http://schema.org/actor or the links above for
> > http://schema.org/sameAs and http://schema.org/citation. This is
> > currently quite basic but should be useful in a number of ways. It
> > helps with property-centric schemas such as LRMI (e.g.
> > http://schema.org/learningResourceType ) and provides a foundation for
> > publishing other useful pieces of information about each property
> > (source/attribution, mappings, inverses and super-properties etc.).
> >
> > 2. Per-term machine-readable definitions
> >
> > Our Type, Enumeration and the new Property pages each have basic
> > embedded RDFa/RDFS schema descriptions. We continue to publish a full
> > RDFa/RDFS dump of the schema at
> > http://schema.org/docs/schema_org_rdfa.html and are considering other
> > improvements (JSON-LD, OWL, change logs / history, etc.).
> >
> > 3. Pages for Enumerations now use '::' instead of '>' to indicate type
> > membership.
> >
> > http://schema.org/Enumeration has a number of sub-types for areas
> > where we enumerate a small number of options.  For example,
> > http://schema.org/BookFormatType is such a type.
> >
> > http://schema.org/BookFormatType itself has a number of instances,
> > e.g. http://schema.org/Hardcover
> >
> > Previously, the presentation of Hardcover was like this:
> >
> > Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > BookFormatType > Hardcover
> >
> > We now show this:
> >
> > Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > BookFormatType :: Hardcover
> >
> > ... to make it slightly clearer that Hardcover is modeled as an instance.
> >
> > (whether this is a good treatment of book formats is another and more
> > substantive topic...).
> >
> > Thanks to all who contributed to this.
> >
> > Dan (for the schema.org team)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Bernard Vatant
> > Vocabularies & Data Engineering
> > Tel :  + 33 (0)9 71 48 84 59
> > Skype : bernard.vatant
> > Blog : the wheel and the hub
> > Linked Open Vocabularies : lov.okfn.org
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> --------------------------------------------------------
> martin hepp
> e-business & web science research group
> universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen
>
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>
>
>
>


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