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Re: Schema.org Proposal for Organization Sector

From: David Deering <david@touchpointdigital.net>
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2014 11:25:13 -0500
Message-ID: <53933CE9.6030406@touchpointdigital.net>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
I like that idea, Thad.  Currently, sometimes it gets difficult to 
specify what type of industry or "space" a business is in, and I 
understand that schema.org can't create subtypes for every type of 
business out there.  So defining the sector or category with some sort 
of property would be of great help to many of us developers.

	
David Deering
Touch Point Digital Marketing
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On 6/6/2014 9:39 PM, Thad Guidry wrote:
>
> You cannot say Organizations are in or about a "Class of Thing".  The 
> Organization is in a Competitive Space ...or an Organization Sector... 
> like "Human Rights"... "Animal Training" ... "A/C Repair Services" ... 
> etc.
>
> Freebase has all of these, btw.
>
> I just quickly found out within our beloved Schema.org.  We do NOT 
> have an property called Organization Sector, like Freebase does, nor 
> anything close to that to say "This org is in the business of...this 
> org deals primarily with...this org mostly sells products concerning 
> the subject of...."
>
> And that just bites and also makes it nearly impossible to easily say 
> that an Organization or Website sells products in a particular 
> category(sector) like Baby & Toddler ... or Pets (Animals) .. or 
> Mufflers ... or A/C ... or provides services in the sector of 
> "Physical Therapy" ... while not having to create thousands of 
> sub-Types unnecessarily, like "Physical Therapist", "Muffler Shop", etc.
>
> We need an easy path like Organization Sector, to say that an 
> Organization deals mostly with products or services in a particular 
> sector or subject, if you will.
>
> Thoughts ?
>
> -- 
> -Thad
> +ThadGuidry <https://www.google.com/+ThadGuidry>
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