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From: Renato Iannella <renato@iannella.it>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:14:37 +1000
Message-Id: <1CF0633D-9CDD-4234-B104-87959CB32C1C@iannella.it>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org

Some comments related to MedicalCode [1] having codeValue and codingSystem text (only) properties.

Since MedicalCode can be used for linked-data purposes (a key benefit of schema.org), then perhaps we can define two Expected Types for code: MedicalCode and URL.

This will then support the (legacy) ontologies (snomed, ICD etc) but also the more recent ontologies that are adequately (and completely) represented as a single URI, for example [2].

Renato Iannella
Lead Architect, Information & Policy Services
nehta - National E-Health Transition Authority
Phone: 07 3023 8578  Mobile: 04 1313 2206

[1] http://schema.org/MedicalCode
[2] http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/OAE_0000304
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