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Re: Schema.org, Enumerations and Wikidata proposal

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:42:23 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok3MF8614kbg2UXXZWJ_kjO1CftWYOAp6SwuhVMwAgMdEw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>, "R.V.Guha" <guha@guha.com>, "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>, Denny Vrandečić <vrandecic@google.com>
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1326388  ??

On Wed, 12 Apr 2017 at 02:36 Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> SIDE QUESTION: The only question that has been left over from the Wikidata
> mapping I did is if the Mapping needs to be expanded to sameAs relations.
> Most of the mapping I did was done with "equivalent class" against our
> Types....but other metadata types like Properties were done with sameAs.
> So should I go back and help by expanding the mapping in Wikidata to add
> sameAs relations on all the entities where it makes sense ? I think so, its
> a bit data redundant, but helps with our and anyone's discovery against
> sameAs relations in SPARQL, others, etc.
> For example, add "exact match" statement also known as "sameAs" to a class
> already mapped by me with "equivalent class" in Wikidata.
> Scientific Article https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q13442814
> Let me know,
> -Thad
> +ThadGuidry <https://www.google.com/+ThadGuidry>
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:20 AM R.V.Guha <guha@guha.com> wrote:
> There are many 'lists' or 'enumerations' (such as the list of countries,
> languages, ...). Often, markup wants to refer to items from such lists.
> Since we have the corresponding types, pages can refer to them via
> descriptions (e.g., 'a country with the name xxx'). It would be useful to
> have canonical lists of urls for items on these lists to help with
> reconciliation, etc.
>  The proposal is to periodically (with every schema.org release) import
> particular lists from Wikidata into 'lists.schema.org'. So, '
> lists.schema.org/Language/Tamil <http://lists.schema.org/TamilLanguage>',
> 'lists.schema.org/Country/Mexico <http://lists.schema.org/MexicoCountry>',
> etc. Along with each item (such as lists.schema.org/MexicoCountry), we
> should also import a set of attributes/relations from Wikidata so that we
> have a description of the node, which can help with recon using reference
> by description. It will also include a sameAs link to the corresponding
> Wikidata item.
>  Schema.org will also suggest the use of Wikidata as a common, canonical
> entity repository for targets of the sameAs relation.
> Denny & Guha
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