W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-schemaorg@w3.org > November 2016

Re: rdfs:domain and refs:range in schema.org

From: Martin Hepp <mfhepp@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2016 01:24:30 +0100
Cc: public-schemaorg@w3.org
Message-Id: <EFC2A222-A60C-4BDD-AE2E-1F17270883D4@gmail.com>
To: Holger Knublauch <holger@topquadrant.com>

> On 26 Nov 2016, at 23:30, Holger Knublauch <holger@topquadrant.com> wrote:
> IMHO neither rdfs:domain nor schema:domainIncludes are ideal for schema.org. The whole notion of "global" property axioms is questionable. schema.org is class-centric and supposed to grow. To support its growth, properties should be attached locally to classes, in OO style.

I think I argued in this direction 1 - 2 years ago on this mailing list. It will get very difficult to find catchy names for properties while avoiding conflicting definitions. The current pattern of prefixing potentially generic property names with a part from the class they are applicable to will not scale.

Received on Sunday, 27 November 2016 00:25:03 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 17:12:31 UTC