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Re: Schema.org v. 1.2. published, adding Potential Actions vocabulary.

From: <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:00:58 +0200
Cc: Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>, John Domingue <j.b.domingue@open.ac.uk>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8CE9163D-F86E-4FC0-B27E-6FCED582C40F@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Hi Dan:
Yes, clearly, WSMO was not the first approach. I mainly wanted to say that it is nice to see that after a "Semantic Web Services Winter", there is now the chance to really see adoption for this direction ;-)

Cheers,
Martin



On 16 Apr 2014, at 17:14, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com> wrote:

> (cc trimmed)
> 
> On 16 April 2014 15:43, martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
> <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:
>> Great to see the idea of Semantic Web Services materialize in some form in a real-world setting!
>> 
>> It would be interesting to see which conceptual similarities can be found between the new branch in schema.org and WSMO (http://www.wsmo.org/TR/d2/v1.3/). I bet there will be overlap ;-)
> 
> There have been a lot of previous explorations of this territory, e.g.
> HTTP-NG http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-HTTP-NG-interfaces/
> http://www.w3.org/Conferences/WWW4/Papers2/141/  and there was even a
> workshop ~17 years ago, http://http://www.w3.org/OOP/ "Object
> Technology and the Web". The theme has been in the Web community since
> the early days, e.g. http://www.w3.org/Talks/WWW94Tim/ ("This means
> that machines, as well as operating on the web information, can do
> real things.").
> 
> The interesting thing this time around is that schema.org Actions are
> not just an abstract architecture, but come packaged alongside a large
> supporting vocabulary. And the vocabulary in turn covers more than
> just the action types themselves, but also provides various other
> necessary types and properties that are needed to put the abstractions
> into practice. It surely won't be the last word on this matter but I
> believe it'll prove a useful milestone.
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Dan
> 
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