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September Update on Sports

From: Jason Johnson (BING) <jasjoh@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:41:36 +0000
To: PublicVocabs <public-vocabs@w3.org>
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Hi All,

In the interests of 'pushing something out is better than nothing' we are going to slice up the 2014 Sports Vocab proposal into three distinct parts.

This first part will be a 'Sports Agents Vocab' and focus on describing sports organizations and athletes. An initial draft proposal + build is completed and ready for review and comment.  I encourage you to provide feedback ASAP as we hope to ship this immediately.


The second part will be a 'Sports Events Vocab' and focus on describing sports events and the 'action events' (aka. plays) that occur within those events.  See example of such content here:  http://scores.espn.go.com/nfl/playbyplay?gameId=400554314.  Timelines for a proposal focused on this part are TBD but I would like to hear from volunteers interest in participating.

The third part will focus on describing sports statistics, or more generically, tabular data like this: http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/_/id/14001/colin-kaepernick.  The recent derivative proposal around 'Measurements' is focused on this area and there is strong alignment with the work around CSVs and Tabular Data (http://www.w3.org/blog/data/2014/07/10/csv-on-the-web-metadata-vocabulary-for-tabular-data-and-other-updates/).

If you are interested in participating in developing a proposal for the 2nd or 3rd parts identified, please join the sports schema google group (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/sports-schema-collab) and let us know.


Jason Johnson
Received on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 20:41:53 UTC

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