RE: Proposal to add dateExpires to JobPosting

Hi all

Thanks for the comments on this.

I guess I thought of a job posting in a similar way to an event - where
an event typically has start and end dates (where known), a job posting
may have a posting (start) date and closing (end date).

Would startDate and endDate be too simple to reuse here?


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-----Original Message-----
From: Karen Coyle [] 
Sent: 26 October 2012 16:59
Subject: Re: Proposal to add dateExpires to JobPosting

The PRISM (Publishing Requirements for Industry Standard Metadata) [1]
metadata is extensive and may have terms that are useful. For example,
its vocabulary of genres has an extensive list of terms.

The PRISM term related to this particular discussion is
"expirationDate". It would also be best to avoid the past tense for the
date of publication, which can be in the future (as in lists of
forthcoming books or articles). That may be less likely for job
descriptions but many notices are issued as embargoed until a particular
date (after all, Apple must create those adverts well ahead of the
dramatic launch of their products :-)).


On 10/26/12 8:30 AM, Michael Hopwood wrote:
> In a sense it doesn't matter what the property name is; it could be 
> "publishedDate" and "expiryDate". That would mean about the same in 
> all versions of English (context and connotation notwithstanding ;)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandhaus, Evan []
> Sent: 26 October 2012 16:19
> To: Martin Hepp
> Cc: Fegen, Neil;
> Subject: Re: Proposal to add dateExpires to JobPosting
> Just an observation.  MediaObject contains an 'expires' property.
Perhaps - for the sake of consistency - that name would be appropriate
here as well.
> Cheers,
> Evan
> --
> Evan Sandhaus
> Lead Architect, Semantic Platforms
> The New York Times Company
> @kansandhaus

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Received on Monday, 29 October 2012 09:25:37 UTC