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Re: Socialnetworks of a person or organization

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:12:28 -0400
Message-ID: <534B440C.9000405@openlinksw.com>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
On 4/13/14 9:43 PM, Thad Guidry wrote:
> Kingsley,
> I personally do not feel that schema:webid gives me the feeling or 
> notion of "communication".
> How does schema:webid confer to you a synonymous meaning with the 
> English word "communication" as defined here: 
> http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/communication ?

"sameAs" isn't about communication.

I said "webid" is about signification, denotation, reference.

Right now, <http://schema.org/sameAs> is being used to denote a 
relationship property that performs the function of associating an 
identity with an identifier. That's a confusing denotation.

As for the social account issue, I believe I covered that in my prior 
response (written just before reading this post). You and I have 
accounts with providers of various services. Thus, "hasAccount" does the 

My issue is fundamentally with "sameAs" and its confusing use, at the 
current time.



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