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RE: schema.org and ONIX...

From: AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:05:59 +0200
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, DANET PIERRE <PDANET@hachette-livre.fr>
CC: Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CBB672840B193740B8B735DDD60B2B6D028C0611@HLVALCCR.intrahl.com>
Ivan,

OPDS is a syndication format for electronic publication[1]. OPDS spec is in version 1.1[2].

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OPDS
[2] http://opds-spec.org/specs/opds-catalog-1-1-20110627/

Best,
Luc

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Ivan Herman [mailto:ivan@w3.org] 
Envoyé : mardi 8 avril 2014 11:50
À : DANET PIERRE
Cc : AUDRAIN LUC; Bill Kasdorf; W3C Digital Publishing IG
Objet : Re: schema.org and ONIX...


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-boo
>>> k-fai 
>>> r/article/61722-london-book-fair-2014-publishers-and-internet-standa
>>> rds.h
>>> tml
>>> 
>>> ----
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>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
> 
> 


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