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Re: Generic Property-Value Proposal for Schema.org

From: Guha <guha@google.com>
Date: Sun, 4 May 2014 12:57:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPAGhv87cviQx9Dc8WBdE8cSFJ4T_z3LJS2yaK+X+87r7eDrKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Cc: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
-1

The problem addressed by Martin Hepp is something schema.org applications
at Google face. So, yes, it will find use.

guha


On Sun, May 4, 2014 at 11:37 AM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider <
pfpschneider@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> On 05/04/2014 01:28 AM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
>
>> [...]
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Markus Lanthaler
>> @markuslanthaler
>>
>>
>>
>>
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