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Re: Generic Property-Value Proposal for Schema.org

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 04 May 2014 11:37:49 -0700
Message-ID: <536688FD.8080108@gmail.com>
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, 'W3C Web Schemas Task Force' <public-vocabs@w3.org>
+1

On 05/04/2014 01:28 AM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
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> There are already hundreds of concepts defined by schema.org,
> yet only a very small fraction of them results in concrete benefits for the
> data *provider*. What's the motivation for them to use this approach? I bet
> it would be much easier to convince them to, e.g., publish their data as
> plain-old JSON instead (not JSON-LD). That's extremely cheap and every
> programmer is familiar with it. You also get more or less the same benefits,
> i.e., structured data that you claim is easier to interpret than completely
> unstructured, natural language. So why not just embed JSON blocks. In most
> programming//templating languages that wouldn't require more than one line
> of code.
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> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
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