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Re: schema.org typo: "antagonym"

From: Sam Goto <goto@google.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 11:36:16 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMtUnc6pqG3T0KntguGeVLWA6zKuAfXBrFxCPCVnP0-WjrZLZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Dan Scott <dan@coffeecode.net>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>, Ian Niles <ianiles@microsoft.com>
Done. Will be in the next action build! Thanks Dan!


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Sam Goto <goto@google.com> wrote:

> Looking ...
>
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> On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
>
>> +Cc: Ian, Sam who worked on this,
>>
>> On 29 August 2013 19:43, Dan Scott <dan@coffeecode.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello:
>>>
>>> In reviewing some of the new Action types, I noticed the use of the word
>>> "antagonym" popped up frequently to describe the relationship to another
>>> action that causes the reverse result.
>>>
>>> For example:
>>>
>>> http://schema.org/AcceptAction says the related action RejectAction is
>>> "The
>>> antagonym of AcceptAction."
>>>
>>> However, an antagonym is a single word that has meanings that contradict
>>> each other. The only case where I think this might possibly be valid is
>>> for
>>> CancelAction...
>>>
>>> I believe "antonym" was likely the intended term, but would recommend
>>> that the plainer English "opposite" be used instead, as plain English
>>> is generally preferable for technical documentation.
>>>
>>
>> Thanks - my guess is you're right and antonym was intended. I've filed
>> this here, https://www.w3.org/2011/webschema/track/issues/24 ...
>> investigating...
>>
>> Dan
>>
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>
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