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Re: Archive as a collection of things

From: Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@dataliberate.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 15:29:22 +0100
Message-ID: <CAD47Kz4cqt6mdqhS5Y4md2NMf+Qm=UbYFHmcrOR=9nDBCoGf0Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>
Cc: Sarah Romkey <sromkey@artefactual.com>, public-architypes <public-architypes@w3.org>
They have that food damaging capability regardless of if they are an
ArchivalItem or not.

What also making them ArchivalItems imparts is an archival context if you
will.

~Richard.

Richard Wallis
Founder, Data Liberate
http://dataliberate.com
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardwallis
Twitter: @rjw

On 7 August 2015 at 15:19, Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org> wrote:

> I like schema:ArchivalItem instead of schema:Artifact.
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> I don’t understand the subclass of schema:Intangible argument, though. The
> things in this class (which as you suggest could include books, cars, moon
> rocks, etc.) have the potential of falling off the shelf onto your foot? J
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> *From:* Richard Wallis [mailto:richard.wallis@dataliberate.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, August 07, 2015 10:09 AM
> *To:* Young,Jeff (OR)
> *Cc:* Sarah Romkey; public-architypes
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> *Subject:* Re: Archive as a collection of things
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> Like the direction of thought Jeff but see a couple of issues.
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> To use what you suggest with, say a Car that is in an archives, you would
> describe it as having multiple Types - schema:Car and schema:Artifact
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> In the separate ''How to describe things in an archive collection?"
> thread we are starting to identify properties that we would want to
> associate with something in an archives collection.  These I presume we
> would add to your suggested Artifact Type.  How would we then associate
> them with a CreativeWork?
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> So I would tweak your suggestion to not restrict it's coverage to
> non-CreativeWorks, maybe change its name to be more archives specific -
> ArchivalItem? - and use it to multi-type anything:
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> <myItem1>
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>    a schema:Book, schema:ArchivalItem
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>    schema:isPartOf <MyCollection>;
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> <myItem2>
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>    a schema:Car, schemaArchivalItem
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>    schema:isPartOf <MyCollection>;
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> My preference would also be to have such a type as a subtype of
> schema:Intangible as it is adding characteristics to a thing and is not a
> thing itself.
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> ~Richard
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> Richard Wallis
>
> Founder, Data Liberate
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> http://dataliberate.com
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> Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardwallis
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> Twitter: @rjw
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> On 7 August 2015 at 14:48, Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org> wrote:
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> How about:
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> schema:Artifact
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>                 a rdfs:Class;
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>                 rdfs:subClassOf schema:Thing;
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>                 rdfs:comment “a non-CreativeWork item held as part of a
> collection.”@en;
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>                 .
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> If that’s plausible, then the domain/range for schema:isPartOf and
> schema:hasPart would presumably be updated to include it in addition to
> schema:CreativeWork.
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> Jeff
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> *From:* Richard Wallis [mailto:richard.wallis@dataliberate.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, August 06, 2015 7:04 PM
> *To:* Sarah Romkey
> *Cc:* public-architypes
> *Subject:* Re: Archive as a collection of things
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> Giovanni touched on this in the other thread covering items in collections.
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> Re: CreativeWork: in addition to the examples that you raise Richard,
> there is a lot of content in archival collections which many would argue
> isn't "creative" in nature, such as data, governmental documents, etc. I
> would be glad to see us expand the hasPart idea beyond the scope of
> CreativeWork.
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> So will I.  Not sure that in the generic Schema.org world that you could
> argue that a government document is not a type of CreativeWork, but there
> are many other non-CreativeWork items that can be found in Archives.
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