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Re: schema.org and ONIX...

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 18:50:03 +0900
Cc: Luc Audrain <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>, Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
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To: Pierre Danet <PDANET@hachette-livre.fr>

On 08 Apr 2014, at 18:38 , DANET PIERRE <PDANET@hachette-livre.fr> wrote:

> It seems to be a good idea as well.
> 
> Think about OPDS as well.

OPDS? What is that?

(Sorry, I am still a new kid on the block...)

Ivan

> 
> And Education text books vocabularies.
> 
> Tnx
> 
> Pierre
> 
> Le 08/04/14 10:12, « AUDRAIN LUC » <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr> a écrit :
> 
>> Hi Ivan and Bill,
>> 
>> That's a very good exercise and I will share thoughts with Bill at London
>> Book Fair if possible.
>> I'm really interested as I'm wondering what it will bring for more ebooks
>> discoverability on the Web beyond the ONIX feeds we provide already to
>> distributors and digital bookstores.
>> 
>> Best,
>> Luc
>> 
>> 
>>> Le 8 avr. 2014 à 05:24, "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org> a écrit :
>>> 
>>> Bill,
>>> 
>>> I am currently at a Linked Data Workshop at a conference in Seoul,
>>> which had a keynote from R. Guha, who is, in some sense, the "father" of
>>> schema.org. Listening to him (combining also with my past experience),
>>> and also referring to the note I sent around earlier this morning[1] I
>>> am more and more serious in thinking that a stripped-down version of
>>> ONIX defined in schema.org might be a great idea. Of course, we have to
>>> see whether there is a business interest and business case for this: is
>>> there a use case for publishers as well as for search engines? But if
>>> the answer is yes on both, than this may be an important thing to do.
>>> 
>>> I do know Guha personally relatively well, as well as Dan Brickley, who
>>> is the other person running schema.org's vocabulary development. I would
>>> be happy to make the links and go into the discussions but, of course,
>>> the question is whether publishers, as well as institutions like Bowker,
>>> would be interested by something like that. I think that clarifying
>>> this, ie, set up the use cases, would be perfectly in line with the IG's
>>> charter (although we probably would have to spawn a different group to
>>> make the specification itself, but that is all right.)
>>> 
>>> What do you think?
>>> 
>>> Ivan
>>> 
>>> [1] 
>>> http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/london-book-fai
>>> r/article/61722-london-book-fair-2014-publishers-and-internet-standards.h
>>> tml
>>> 
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>>> 
>>> 
> 
> 


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