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Re: Schema.org Proposal for Organization Sector

From: ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2014 16:07:53 +0200
Message-ID: <53931CB9.4040200@wwelves.org>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
On 06/07/2014 03:52 PM, Thad Guidry wrote:
> Just to clarify, I also wanted to mention... this is not about
> Merchants, or Selling stuff necessarily... it is about having a property
> like sectors/purpose/competitive_space to allow an idea such as this to
> happen: "we have the same purpose, or we deal with the same domain, or
> we are in the same competitive space, etc" without having to resort to
> creating thousands of sub Types to do the same thing.
> 
> You could have a Research Organization that does research on Infants /
> Babies and could be in the same sector as the Baby Merchant
> www.gibble.com <http://www.gibble.com> for instance.  In other words, a
> new property like sector/purpose/competitive_space would allow
> cross-domain relations against a SKOS Concept or external vocabulary
> identifiers.  (Btw, It is this use that I myself often find myself
> manually making the relationships in my own Linked Data graphs.)
-1 competitive_space - while it may make sense for many commerce
oriented organizations, many commons oriented organizations may find
such #competitive implication uncomfortable!

+1 sector - it sounds generic and neutral

how sector would differ from:
http://www.w3.org/TR/vocab-org/#org:classification ?
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