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Re: Versioning info for schema.org?

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:35:25 +0100
Message-ID: <CAK4ZFVHevqwjEOvep+fQOgQOcbGznEPYpbQqpqUD4boT7YTc2A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Tennis <jtennis@uw.edu>
Cc: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>, Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche <py.vandenbussche@gmail.com>
Hi Joseph

In the framework of the Linked Open Vocabularies project we have started to
tackle this issue and are storing on OKFN servers a backup of vocabulary
versions, either explicitly declared by vocabulary publishers, or
implicitly entailed from changes detected by our "LOV-Bot" which is
scanning daily all stored vocabularies and compares the current on-line
version with the last version in store (on a triple-by-triple basis).
For schema.org we have just started and have not a long history [1], but
for older vocabularies we have an interesting timeline that you might be
happy to use, see e.g., [2] for the geonames ontology. The timeline is at
the bottom of the page.
Versions and history are stored in LOV RDF store using a FRBR
representation, explained shortly at [3]. A proper paper about all this is
planned with Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche in cc, we will keep you informed.



[1] http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/details/vocabulary_schema.html
[2] http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/details/vocabulary_gn.html
[3] http://blog.hubjects.com/2012/07/frbr-in-lov-vocabulary-is-work.html

2013/1/10 Joseph Tennis <jtennis@uw.edu>

>  Hi Dan,
>  Thanks for setting that up.  I'm interested in two things here, one is
> basic research and the other applied.  The basic question is "how do
> schemes and schemas change over time?", and I'm interested in looking at as
> many examples of schemes and schemas to answer this question [1 and 2].
>  The second applied question, is, how do we help designers manage change
> over time?  I don't think we can't provide *general* help in that regard
> without asking the first question..  So the short of it, is I'm interested
> in looking at how schema.org has "evolved" over time so that I can add
> that versioning history to the sample of schemes and schemas.
>  Again, thanks so much for setting that up!
>  [1] http://joseph-t-tennis.squarespace.com/research-streams/
> [2] https://joseph-t-tennis.squarespace.com/s/VersioningOntogenyTennis.zip
>  Joseph T. Tennis
> Assistant Professor
> The Information School
> University of Washington
>  Reviews Editor for the journal Knowledge Organization
>  jtennis@uw.edu
> http://ischool.uw.edu/people/faculty/jtennis
>  On Jan 10, 2013, at 7:35 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:
>  On 10 January 2013 15:24, Joseph Tennis <jtennis@uw.edu> wrote:
> Hi!
>  I was wondering if you recorded different versions or versioning info for
> schema.org?  If so, where can I download different versions or this
> versioning info?  Thanks!
> It's rather entangled with the server-side implementation currently,
> but I will try to make date-stamped snapshots available, at least of
> versions since we have had http://schema.org/docs/schema_org_rdfa.html
> available as an all-in-one overview. Do you have a particular use in
> mind?
> Dan

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