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RE: schema.org and ONIX...

From: Madans, Phil <Phil.Madans@hbgusa.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:37:32 +0000
To: AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>, 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: <8cc7043ac684460c8391c0004ddc68c4@BN1PR06MB104.namprd06.prod.outlook.com>
All,

Can I suggest that we have an actual meeting of the Task Force to discuss all of this as a group?  There is  a lot to talk about. And if we are really considering ONIX as a possibility we should get Graham Bell involved as early as possible to see if such a consideration is even feasible and what would be involved. That I think would be a first step.

Also, Ivan, it was Laura Dawson from Bowker who was very interested in schema.org--from Bill's interview with her.  And I've heard her promote it at other times.  So safe to say there is interest there.

Phil

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-----Original Message-----
From: AUDRAIN LUC [mailto:LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr]
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 6:06 AM
To: Ivan Herman; Danet, Pierre
Cc: Bill Kasdorf; W3C Digital Publishing IG
Subject: RE: schema.org and ONIX...

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
>>>
>>> ----
>>> Ivan Herman, W3C
>>> Digital Publishing Activity Lead
>>> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>
>


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