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Re: Vocab Zoo research: gr:Brand, po:Brand

From: Martin Hepp <hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:27:25 +0300
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, www-archive@w3.org
Message-Id: <298C7427-3229-4F7A-98FE-ED84613CC89B@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Yves Raimond <Yves.Raimond@bbc.co.uk>
really, treating it as a subclass of gr:Brand would not hurt, because gr:Brand is, as said, just something that has a name and that can be associated with a company or product.

On Jun 10, 2011, at 7:25 PM, Yves Raimond wrote:

> Hmm, for that one, I am very very unsure - the notion of brand at the BBC is very specific, and only has meaning in commissioning terms.
> 
> Best,
> y
> 
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 04:16:31PM +0200, Dan Brickley wrote:
>> Hi Martin, Yves,
>> 
>> I'm investigating naming clashes between popular RDF vocabularies.
>> 
>> It seems both Good Relations and Programmes Ontology have some notion
>> of 'Brand'.
>> 
>> Can we try to figure out together what the relationship might be?
>> 
>> Can a single thing in the world be both a gr:Brand and po:Brand? is
>> one a superclass of the other?
>> 
>> http://www.heppnetz.de/ontologies/goodrelations/v1.html#Brand
>> "A brand is the identity of a specific product, service, or business.
>> Use foaf:logo for attaching a brand logo and gr:name or rdfs:label for
>> attaching the brand name."
>> 
>> The Programmes ontology usage seems consistent with this, specialised
>> to TV content,
>> 
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/ontologies/programmes/2009-09-07.shtml#Brand
>> "Brand - A brand, e.g. `Top Gear'"
>> 
>> When I look at that example
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mj59.rdf I see a dc:title applied
>> to the brand, whereas gr uses rdfs:label.
>> 
>> Can we live with saying that po:Brand is a subClass of gr:Brand? Are
>> there any characteristics of gr:Brand that might make this a poor fit,
>> Martin?
>> 
>> Thanks for any thoughts,
>> 
>> Dan
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