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Re: The Vocabulary, Schema.org governance, etc.

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:32:40 -0700
Message-ID: <5422D608.10801@gmail.com>
To: Renato Iannella <ri@semanticidentity.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>, Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>
CC: Guha <guha@google.com>, W3C Vocabularies <public-vocabs@w3.org>
I very much agree with the point made here.

Further, my reading of the terms indicates that the sponsors could turn off 
schema.org and also require that no future use be made of the schema.org 
vocabulary.  (Of course, I am not a lawyer, so my interpretation of the 
English words in the terms might not completely correspond to their meaning in 
LegalSpeak.)

peter


On 09/23/2014 05:30 PM, Renato Iannella wrote:
>
> You have misinterpreted the point Dan/Peter.
>
> We _all_ know things change - that's why an open and transparent Governance process is important.
>
> If something changes, then there is a clear and open process on why/how this is handled, and the impact to all stakeholders.
>
> The "with or without notice to you" approach - entrenched into the legal Terms of Service - is not such an open process.
>
> Cheers...
> Renato Iannella
> Semantic Identity
> http://semanticidentity.com
> Mobile: +61 4 1313 2206
>
>
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