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Re: [Proposal] CategoryCode as valid type for valueReference for any PropertyValue in Bioschemas/schema.org

From: ljgarcia <ljgarcia@ebi.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:56:09 +0000
To: Luca Cherubin <cherubin@ebi.ac.uk>
Cc: public-bioschemas@w3.org
Message-ID: <207553f682e5cf725ae6ca9cb5982581@ebi.ac.uk>
Hi Luca, Matt,

I think you have not got feedback on the original matter, "CategoryCode 
as valid type for valueReference for any  PropertyValue in 
Bioschemas/schema.org".

+1 on my side, it makes sense not only for Samples but it should be 
useful as well for other profiles.

Regards,


On 2018-03-19 11:10, Luca Cherubin wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> 
> During the Hackathon event last week with various Biobanks
> representatives we had the chance to use Bioschemas profiles and types
> to support BioBanks use cases for metadata sharing.
> 
> As you may know, in the Sample profile we proposed a solution for
> linking ontology terms to a PropertyValue using CategoryCode as valid
> type for the valueReference field. Note that CategoryCode is already a
> proposed schema.org [1] type but in the bioschemas/samples
> specification we propose that it should be an acceptable value for
> valueReference.
> 
> To support BioBank use cases, we are using DataRecord and they need to
> use the same CategoryCode strategy to describe all the PropertyValue
> associated with a DataRecord.
> 
> In our opinion this is a very strong use case for supporting the use
> of CategoryCode as valid type for valueReference for any PropertyValue
> in Bioschemas/schema.org [1], not only for the Sample profile. We can
> see this being very useful in other areas where there is a need for a
> flexible linking of ontology terms to values.
> 
> We would like to get your feedback on this.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Luca and Matt
> 
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://schema.org
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