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Re: Should we adopt SKOS?

From: Phil Barker <phil.barker@hw.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 10:31:39 +0000
Message-ID: <50EFEA0B.5010903@hw.ac.uk>
To: Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@oclc.org>
CC: Mike Bergman <mike@mkbergman.com>, public-vocabs@w3.org
On 11/01/2013 09:56, Richard Wallis wrote:
> I agree with your concerns in 2) - we should not lose sight of the 
> broad general purpose of the initiative and the goal of delivering 
> something simple to help people mark up their data so the search 
> engines can discover them.

+1 with a double underlining of simple.

Thank you for raising this Mike, without prejudice to the suggestion 
that started this discussion (I think there is merit in discussing what 
the about property points to) I too have been somewhat alarmed that the 
discussions seem to be leading in the direction of the level of 
complexity that lead the sponsors of schema.org to create it rather than 
use the semantic web technologies that were already there.

It would be very useful to have some discussion/clarity on what 
schema.org is useful for and what use cases are best left to full-on RDF.



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