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Re: Range of brand

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2016 15:17:39 +0100
Message-ID: <CAK-qy=7O4PPOzeeSGFixi1ywjhL3o2=xABEhnp6_56gi6CSETw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
On 9 September 2016 at 15:04, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to use the term "brand" in some of my data with a text literal.
>
> Basically the reason is half laziness half to save complexity
>
> SO I'd like to do:
>
> <#playlist> schema : brand  "Disney"
>
> as text instead of linking to a URI
>
> https://schema.org/brand
>
> Looking at the description there text is not allowed.
>
> 1. If I decide to "cheat" (maybe as a stop gap until I can make something
> better) ... would this be a big problem?
> 2. Alternatively is there some other term that could be used that takes a
> text field,
> 3. or finally would it make any sense to allow brands to also be text
> values?
>
> Thanks in advance!

http://schema.org/docs/datamodel.html has our language on
semi-expecting 'strings' where we are officially expecting 'things'.

Why not just do something like  ... "brand": {  "name": "Disney" } ?

(or even type it Brand or Organization if you can spare an extra triple)

Dan
Received on Friday, 9 September 2016 14:18:08 UTC

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