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Re: Approaching "we think we're done" for sdo-gozer release aka schema.org v2.0: please review

From: Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2015 23:43:41 +0200
Message-ID: <CADK2AU1yEWP0J2UO-4BpgL=WRgJf2+aXppoxJjq23sznadbh+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Cc: Tom Marsh <tmarsh@exchange.microsoft.com>, Peter Mika <pmika@yahoo-inc.com>, "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>, Vicki Tardif Holland <vtardif@google.com>, Steve Macbeth <Steve.Macbeth@microsoft.com>, Yuliya Tihohod <tilid@yandex-team.ru>, Chaals from Yandex <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, Alexander Shubin <ajax@yandex-team.ru>, St├ęphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>, Martin Hepp <mfhepp@gmail.com>, Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>, Ramanathan Guha <guha@google.com>, Dan Scott <dan@coffeecode.net>, Richard Wallis <Richard.Wallis@oclc.org>
> "There are certainly a few rough edges here and there"

Rough edges or not, congrats on putting such a grand update together. I'm
quite sure that, even though I've kept up with most of the discussions, it
will take me quite some time to digest it all. Seriously major and an
impressive job.

2015-05-13 23:28 GMT+02:00 Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>:

> Ok, thanks everyone. The sdo-gozer branch has just gone out as a
> "schema.org 2.0" release.
> http://schema.org
> http://schema.org/docs/releases.html#v2.0
> http://blog.schema.org/2015/05/schema.html
> There are certainly a few rough edges here and there, and I hope to
> push out a few more software-only fixes over the next week, but this
> release represents a lot of work from many contributors and
> significant progress. Coupled with the earlier cleanup in our last few
> releases I think it is well worth the '2.0' name. Many thanks to
> everyone who has been part of this!
> The site also now includes a "versioned snapshot" URL structure - e.g.
> http://schema.org/version/2.0/    The actual content of the versioned
> release snapshot is generated automatically from a frozen snapshot of
> the canonical RDFS-based triples representation that we use to
> generate the site (available in RDFa and N-Triple RDFS downloads). The
> actual content of the human-oriented document is (as you might
> imagine) rather unwieldy given the size of our schemas, and we can
> certainly work to improve its navigation and layout. But it gives a
> clear URL that can be cited for each new release (and we can back-fill
> it with old releases too). As usual, a detailed list of the schema
> changes in this release is available from
> schema.org/docs/releases.html#v2.0 (the /version/ link is also linked
> from the table entry there).
> The next big thing on our horizon is rolling out the extensions
> mechanism via some specific actual extensions. Most of the
> infrastructure to achieve this (for schema.org-hosted extensions) is
> included in today's release. However the social and workflow side of
> these extensions needs some attention too. We have a solid draft of
> the bib: extension in
> https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/tree/sdo-ganymede/data/ext/bib
> as well as a number of additional Automotive terms nearby which will
> add even more expressivity around cars and other vehicles. In both
> cases the extension work has its own W3C Community Group:
> https://www.w3.org/community/schemabibex/ needs no introduction, as it
> has been the home to schema.org-meets-bibliographic data discussions
> for a long while. They are now joined by
> https://www.w3.org/community/gao/ - the Automotive Ontology CG. This
> seems a healthy structure for vocabulary collaboration at W3C, at
> least as it relates to schema.org. We have this new Community Group
> for schema.org, for various topic-specific groups (who may or may not
> contribute terms into schema.org core and extension); and we retain
> the public-vocabs list within the Semantic Web Interest Group
> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-vocabs/) for broader
> conversations about how all these things fit into a wider landscape.
> Administrivia: I've merged sdo-gozer branch into 'master' (the GitHub
> branch we serve the site from). The next release is named sdo-ganymede
> (since the Ghostbusters thing wasn't funny any more). I've flipped the
> default GitHub branch to be ganymede, and pushed a trivial update to
> http://sdo-ganymede.appspot.com/ - this is where we'll start sketching
> out the next release...
> Thanks again all,
> Dan
> --
> for schema.org
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