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Re: Should we adopt SKOS?

From: Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@oclc.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:38:58 +0000
To: Jon Phipps <jphipps@madcreek.com>, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
CC: <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD15FEB2.4C33%richard.wallis@oclc.org>

I would see Schema's role here to define the mark-up that would be used
where these lists are published, not to encode them in some hidden place.

So to pick off an example from the library world that Karen will be familiar
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Book">
<span itemprop="name">A textbook of physical chemestry
</span> -
by <a itemprop="author" href=" http://viaf.org/viaf/41823547">Arthur W
Adamson </a>
about <a itemprop="about"
href="http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85023027">Chemistry, Physical
and theoretical</a>

I believe the Schema SKOS mark up we are talking about here should be what
would be used on the id.loc.gov page where the concepts are published.


On 11/01/2013 17:24, "Jon Phipps" <jphipps@madcreek.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 12:16 PM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:
>> With Mike and others I am concerned that the discussion is moving away from
>> semantic mark-up of visible text to a full metadata standard including
>> control of the value space. I think this adds a complication that threatens
>> the usability of schema.org <http://schema.org>  for its original purpose.
> +1
> Jon Phipps
Received on Friday, 11 January 2013 17:40:19 UTC

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