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Re: How are schema.org specifications written?

From: Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@dataliberate.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:16:37 +0000
Message-ID: <CAD47Kz7h41n48ayegSLtBLNkTw11x-U9aRp1OHZ3PDZQTi2JsA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marco Brandizi <marco.brandizi@gmail.com>
Cc: "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
Hi Marco,

The Schema.org documentation pages, for types and properties, are created
from the source definition documents, currently produced using RDFa files,
stored in the schemaorg Github repository
<https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg>.

As a vocabulary, as against an ontology, there are no official definition
in terms of OWL etc, although there have been some unofficial attempts.

To understand how the vocabulary is structured, maintained, extended, etc.
you may find my blog post series *Schema.org in Practice* Parts 1
<http://dataliberate.com/2016/02/10/evolving-schema-org-in-practice-pt1-the-bits-and-pieces/>,
2
<http://dataliberate.com/2016/02/25/evolving-schema-org-in-practice-pt2-working-within-the-vocabulary/>
& 3
<http://dataliberate.com/2016/03/01/evolving-schema-org-in-practice-pt3-choosing-where-to-extend/>.
useful, along with the Data Model <http://schema.org/docs/datamodel.html> & How
we work <http://schema.org/docs/howwework.html>.

Hope that helps.

~Richard.

Richard Wallis
Founder, Data Liberate
http://dataliberate.com
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardwallis
Twitter: @rjw

On 30 October 2017 at 11:59, Marco Brandizi <marco.brandizi@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'd like to define a data model for an application, possibly trying to
> reuse and extend schema.org. Because part of the audience I have is not
> so technical, I'd like to start from something simpler than a formal schema
> language (with which I mean things like XSD, OWL, UML/XMI).
>
> So, this is where I come with the question: how are the schema.org
> documentation pages written? Do their authors make translations (e.g., to
> RDFS) out of RDF-a annotated pages? Do they do vice-versa? or do they start
> from another type of root document?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> --
>
> =========================================================================
> Marco Brandizi <marco.brandizi@gmail.com>
> http://www.marcobrandizi.info
>
>
>
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