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Re: Proposal: BoatTerminal, BoatReservation, BoatTrip

From: Andrew Crimer <andrew.crimer@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 13:08:55 -0500
Message-ID: <CAEqFJNjJDgfBnejD+=QYbP8FNgC6CRR_o_z0fU5gSWxkh58b3g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "R.V. Guha" <guha@google.com>
Cc: mfhepp@gmail.com, magico@apple.com, "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
Surely we can just give our Boat a trusty old name <https://schema.org/name>
?

On Mon, Feb 10, 2020, 12:39 PM Guha <guha@google.com> wrote:

> Martin, I am not sure I agree about forcing everything related to vehicles
> into a general model for vehicles.
>
> I think it is a very good idea to have the concepts of Boat, Helicopter,
> etc. My issue was with specific properties such as boatName. There will be
> properties that are specific to boats, specific to planes, specific to
> electric vehicles, etc. but I don't think name is one of them.
>
> guha
>
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 8:52 AM Martin Hepp <mfhepp@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> IMO, we should try to focus on a generic vocabulary for all kinds if
>> trips and not create subtypes for each type of vehicle. A common conceptual
>> model for boat, bus, helicopter, passenger plane, etc. trips should be
>> doable, and we will actually already have necessary elements in
>> schema.org.
>>
>> We only need subtypes if the computational handling by major consumers of
>> the data will be based on the new distinction. Also, subtypes make
>> composite trips and trips with an unspecified means on transportation
>> cumbersome to model.
>>
>> ---------------------------------------
>> martin hepp
>> www:  http://www.heppnetz.de/
>> email: mhepp@computer.org
>>
>>
>> Am 10.02.2020 um 16:27 schrieb Magico Martinez <magico@apple.com>:
>>
>> 
>> As fili spotted <https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/1755> (back
>> in 2017!) the current vocabulary has types for buses, trains, taxis, etc
>> but it’s missing any vocabulary around boat trips or boat reservations.
>>
>> I’ve put together a proposal for this. It would add
>> http://schema.org/BoatTerminal, http://schema.org/BoatReservation, and
>> http://schema.org/BoatTrip which are consistent with other types.
>>
>> Proposal:
>> https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/1755#issuecomment-583140913
>>
>>
>> Would love to read any feedback or comments on this proposal.
>>
>> Magico Martinez
>>
>>
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