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Re: Socialnetworks of a person or organization

From: Jarno van Driel <jarno@quantumspork.nl>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 17:54:29 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFQgrbYg=4vTjNGcwgOC6eYBenOqOrC7wL_gj-E4g=NySh15Lg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>, Jason Douglas <jasondouglas@google.com>, David Deering <david@touchpointdigital.net>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
eh, the 'sameAs' description actually says: "URL of a reference Web page
that unambiguously indicates the item's identity."


On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 5:50 PM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> Use "account" and then smile.  Besides... your actually saying "account"
> when you describe it as what you said "unambiguously indicates the item's
> identity."
>
> "unambiguously indicates the item's identity." = "account"
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com> wrote:
>
>> On 9 April 2014 16:24, Jason Douglas <jasondouglas@google.com> wrote:
>> > -1  There's a difference between reference pages *about* the same
>> entity and pages authored/controlled *by* the same entity.
>>
>> Is it a difference we want to fully capture here? I also control my
>> homepage and various other pages that are not my socialAccount. But
>> I've just heard another problem which I think also counts against this
>> proposal: some entities (e.g. news organizations) have dozens of e.g.
>> Twitter accounts ('sports news', 'music' etc). While it might be
>> reasonable to point to them all with e.g. socialAccount, it might be
>> that the best reference page for the entity is something like
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC --- and they'll all end up smushed
>> together in a confusing way.
>>
>> So given Jason's point and this observation I'll back off from the
>> proposal. So much for thinking-out-loud.
>>
>> Maybe the core concept is 'account', which suggests an account holder
>> and a service provider, and hints at the ability to show (openid
>> connect etc.) that you're the account holder. Dropping the word
>> 'social' (which was discussed here a while back) does remove some of
>> the fuzzyness.
>>
>> <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
>> <span itemprop="name">Stephen Fry</span>
>>     (<a itemprop="url" href="http://www.stephenfry.com/">stephenfry.com
>> </a>,
>>      <a itemprop="account" href="http://twitter.com/stephenfry
>> ">twitter</a>,
>>      <a itemprop="sameAs"
>> href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Fry">wikipedia</a>)
>> </div>
>>  ?
>>
>> Dan
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> -Thad
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