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Re: schema.org markup for a community meeting?

From: Dmytro Potekhin <dmytro.potekhin@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 01:16:55 +0300
Message-ID: <CAAC2grfnH1sjJ8644PRy_xKv8qBDmp6iGwZwvHQRU1Zj-o+GTw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Justin Boyan <jaboyan@google.com>
Cc: kcoyle@kcoyle.net, public-vocabs@w3.org
I guess it is any nonviolent action.

Best regads,
Dmytro Potekhin
 On Jun 26, 2014 12:49 AM, "Justin Boyan" <jaboyan@google.com> wrote:

> I was thinking of government-related events open to the public like town
> meetings, school board meetings, open legislative sessions, etc.
>
> On Wed Jun 25 2014 at 1:22:34 PM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:
>
>> Out of curiosity - what would be the definition of "CivicEvent"? Does it
>> mean a publicly open event? A local government sponsored event? A
>> city-wide event?
>>
>> kc
>>
>> On 6/25/14, 5:51 AM, Justin Boyan wrote:
>> > I think adding a 'host' or 'organizer' property alongside attendee and
>> > performer on schema.org/Event <http://schema.org/Event> would make
>> > sense. I also think adding a new subtype, say, schema.org/CivicEvent
>> > <http://schema.org/CivicEvent>, is a no-brainer. The accessibility and
>> > amenities issues should be considered more broadly - and perhaps they go
>> > with the Place rather than the Event. Finally, IMO, issuesToAddress is
>> > unlikely to be used consistently as a structured field so that data
>> > should probably just be part of the event description.
>> >
>> > Justin
>> >
>> >
>> > On Thu, Jun 19, 2014, 5:31 AM, Albert Willis <alwillis@mac.com
>> > <mailto:alwillis@mac.com>> wrote:
>> >
>> >     Working on a project and I need to markup meetings of community
>> >     members of a city or neighborhood to address a civic issue and
>> >     nothing in http://schema.org/Event fits.
>> >
>> >     Ideally, I’d like a version of Event with the following changes:
>> >
>> >       * instead of a performer, it would be a convener (or host) which
>> >         would be a Person or Organization
>> >       * instead of workPerformed, it would be issuesToAddress (something
>> >         that’s not a CreativeWork)
>> >       * markup to indicate if an RSVP is required
>> >       * a contactPoint for the meeting (like we see in
>> >         http://schema.org/Organization) for RSVPs or additional
>> information
>> >       * markup for amenities offered (food, child care) to make it more
>> >         convenient for people to attend
>> >       * should be able to specify whether the location has affordances
>> >         for people in wheelchairs, etc.
>> >       * should be able to indicate if there will be translation
>> >         available for non-native speakers
>> >       * should be able to indicate whether sign language for deaf people
>> >         will be available
>> >
>> >
>> >     Most of the meetings I attend are hosted by ad hoc or temporary
>> >     entities (committees, working groups, etc.) that aren’t formal
>> >     Organizations, so the http://schema.org/Organization markup doesn’t
>> >     work well for that either, but that’s another issue.
>> >
>> >     In the short term, any suggestions for a combination of markup I
>> >     could use to indicate some of these attributes?
>> >
>> >     Longer term, I’m happy to participate in a process for new
>> >     schema.org <http://schema.org> vocabulary to address these issues.
>> >
>> >     Thanks.
>> >
>> >
>> >        — Al
>> >
>> >
>> >     ---
>> >     Al Willis
>> >     alwillis@mac.com <mailto:alwillis@mac.com>
>> >
>>
>> --
>> Karen Coyle
>> kcoyle@kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net
>> m: 1-510-435-8234
>> skype: kcoylenet
>>
>>
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