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Re: ANN: The Vehicle Sales Ontology - Cars, Bikes, Boats on the Web of Data - http://purl.org/vso/ns

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 11:03:38 -0400
Message-id: <D253FF75-7EB6-4F6D-AB0A-2F8F129E0814@acm.org>
Cc: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Michael F Uschold <uschold@gmail.com>, semantic-web@w3.org
To: Barry Norton <barry.norton@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
This is a good point.  You'd like your ontology (including the class and property names) to reflect what is actually seen in offers for these items (and understood in the trade), if only to reduce the amount of conversion that has to be done.

--Frank


On Sep 9, 2010, at 3:16 AM, Barry Norton wrote:

> On 09/09/10 08:51, Martin Hepp wrote:
>> I am happy to change the structure of the water vehicles part, but only if there are at least two additional data sources and a total of 10,000 models or offers exposed on the basis of that change, or one deployed (!) application that will depend on the change.
> 
> Good point. I'd quickly add to my last post that I've hired and bought variously canoes, kayaks (covered and solid deck 'sit on top') and paddle surfboards, in some cases from companies with more than one where the distinction couldn't have been more important, and based on online adverts.
> 
> Barry
> 
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