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Re: Socialnetworks of a person or organization

From: Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:26:33 +0000
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-ID: <DC72C193-DDD1-440B-BDA9-74A1E5964A66@oclc.org>
This is not a pipe:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b9/MagrittePipe.jpg

Once you realize this, there seem to be three options:
1) feel sorry for the people who don't get it
2) help them to understand
or
3) take advantage of their ignorance

> On Apr 13, 2014, at 10:13 PM, "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> 
>> 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.
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> 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.
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> 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 job.
> 
> My issue is fundamentally with "sameAs" and its confusing use, at the current time.
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> 
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