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Re: Why are classes and URIs case sensitivity?

From: Jarno van Driel <jarno@quantumspork.nl>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2013 18:48:01 +0100
Message-ID: <CAFQgrbbr-s7__LcLr1skFSSD2wKgYtsrgXTvaa2FmKkmaEQ35w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Scott <dan@coffeecode.net>
Cc: kcoyle@kcoyle.net, SchemaDot Org <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Examples like Dan Scott gave (review/Review is another) is exactly what
started up my discussion with Aaron Bradley. Even though it's not difficult
to implement it is prone to typo's, which has happened to myself as well
and I consider myself pretty knowledgeable and aware. It's something that
happens to all of us at one time or another and I wonder if it isn't better
that classes and properties don't have the same 'value/name' no matter what
the casing is. Because making a typo with something like 'review/Review'
can definitely can ruin your (overall) markup.

Now if classes and properties never would share the same 'value/name' that
would resolve typo's messing with the overall schema and
canonicalisation/redirects and such could then resolve the rest.

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 6:26 PM, Dan Scott <dan@coffeecode.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 11:57 AM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:
> > A question that I have had about this is whether there is any "policy"
> (to
> > the extent that schema.org has such things) about having a class and a
> > property with the same term, the only difference being the case of the
> first
> > letter. It strikes me that such a situation could be error prone.... but
> I
> > don't know if examples already exist in schema.
> It's a relatively common pattern; as a sample of what already exists:
> * action / Action
> * AggregateRating / aggregateRating
> * Audience / audience
> ... just to hit the "A/a" section.
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