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Re: Vote on usage of non-schema.org terms

From: Justin Clark-Casey <justinccdev@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:58:33 +0000
Message-ID: <CAME9NR9hHBsEdGLMPQ6OgH8UYhFhc3V9eWptGKFpSAZdFBW8fw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gray, Alasdair J G" <A.J.G.Gray@hw.ac.uk>
Cc: "public-bioschemas@w3.org" <public-bioschemas@w3.org>
+1

As a note, with

2.1 A future revision of the profile will be free to replace that ontology
term with another term if there is community consensus for such a change.

multiple terms for the same concept would definitely be in the wild.  So
any application that isn't tightly tied to a single data source will need
to have mapping data.

On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:44 AM, Gray, Alasdair J G <A.J.G.Gray@hw.ac.uk>
wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I have started a new thread so that we can have a clear starting point for
> the state of the current discussion. We are now at a stage where we need to
> make a decision, and I propose that we try to have consensus by midnight
> Hawaii time on Thursday 23 November*.
>
>
>    1. We have agreed that where a suitable schema.org term does not exist
>    we will use an suitable existing ontology term directly rather than through
>    the additionalProperty mechanism.
>    2. The consensus is now for a profile to state a suitable ontology
>    term.
>       1. A future revision of the profile will be free to replace that
>       ontology term with another term if there is community consensus for such a
>       change.
>       2. Data providers will also be free to provide additional terms
>       with the same meaning.
>    3. To support the development of common markup, a json-ld context will
>    be provided on the bioschemas site.
>       1. We will look into the feasibility of versioning this so that
>       when a specification is updated the context will reflect those changes.
>
> If you agree with the above, simply reply with a +1. Otherwise please
> provide a counter proposal or amendment.
>
> Best regards
>
> Alasdair
>
> *HST: 2017-11-23T00:00-10:00
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>
> Alasdair J G Gray
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