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Re: Should we adopt SKOS?

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:23:53 +0100
Cc: "public-vocabs@w3.org Org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>, Mike Bergman <mike@mkbergman.com>, Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@oclc.org>
Message-Id: <BBF9BEAE-43E8-4930-ACA7-667A95E1CCA0@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Hi Ed:
You are right. However, we will then likely need two forums. I think that practitioners from particular industries who are interested in using or extending schema.org are rather turned off by a lot of generic "vocabularies for the Web" issues.


On Jan 13, 2013, at 8:04 AM, Ed Summers wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 4:00 AM, Martin Hepp
> <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:
>> This list should, IMHO, really just be about
>> a) concrete extensions of schema.org for certain domains or usage ("we need an additional property for type XYZ for the following reasons") and
>> b) issues with the current extension mechanisms or concrete proposals on how to enhance them,
> I don't disagree that these are in scope for discussion. But isn't
> public-vocabs a discussion list to support the W3C Web Schemas Task
> Force, which has its own somewhat broader charter and scope [1]?
> Personally I would like to see a little less focus on getting the
> models just right, and a little more focus on using this W3C
> discussion space as neutral territory to discuss how we are using the
> vocabularies in applications and tools.
> //Ed
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/interest/webschema.html

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