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Re: When to use UserComments rather than Comment class?

From: George Gooding <george@nettsentrisk.no>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:28:25 +0100
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To: W3C Vocabularies <public-vocabs@w3.org>
I tried to get peoples' attention about this issue quite a while ago:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-vocabs/2013Jan/0113.html

This part of schema.org is still broken. There is no valid way of marking
up comments to a blog post or article as of right now.


2014-02-27 11:37 GMT+01:00 Martin Kadlec <me@martinkadlec.eu>:

> If http://schema.org/Comment should be used in general then shouldn't
> the expected type of Article#comment be Comment rather than
> UserComments?
>
> (Sorry for dupe message Matthias)
>
>
> 2014-02-27 11:30 GMT+01:00 Martin Kadlec <harou2@gmail.com>:
>
>> If http://schema.org/Comment should be used in general then shouldn't
>> the expected type of Article#comment be Comment rather than
>> UserComments?
>>
>> 2014-02-27 10:09 GMT+01:00, Matthias Tylkowski <matthias@binarypark.org>:
>>
>> > Hello Martin,
>> > http://schema.org/UserComments is derived from
>> > http://schema.org/UserInteraction and describes the action to perform a
>> > comment.
>> >
>> > http://schema.org/Comment describes the comment itself. There are many
>> > overlapping properties here. I suggest to use http://schema.org/Comment
>> > in general. As you propably want to markup the comments on your website.
>> > I think Comment is newer than UserComments and has propably not been
>> > incorporated into Article yet.
>> >
>> > http://schema.org/UserComments is used maybe by analytics tools to
>> > collect data when the user creates a comment.
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Matthias Tylkowski
>> >
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>> > Am 26.02.2014 18:35, schrieb Martin Kadlec:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> I'm looking into comments&microdata. I read the whole UserComments vs
>> >> Comment discussion from 2012. It is said there that
>> >> http://schema.org/Comment encodes the creative work by someone while
>> >> http://schema.org/UserComments encodes the action event of doing a
>> >> comment. Can anyone give me a real world example of when I would want
>> >> to use UserComments rather than Comment? Also the Article#comment
>> >> property (according to schema.org <http://schema.org>) refers to
>>
>> >> UserComments rather than Comment which seems weird. Can I just
>> >> specifythe itemtype as Comment and use CreativeWork(/Comment)
>> >> itemprops instead?
>> >>
>> >> Cheers,
>> >> Martin
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>
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