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Re: Redundant property schema: photo

From: Sachini Herath <sachini.mc@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:52:55 +0530
Message-ID: <CADPuexW6+641+5sM3BtUpYMXcpN2E3BDP=Ufnhy7zGToPsQ1Lw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Cc: W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Yes, actually I agree that making' photo' a subproperty of 'image' would be
the better idea.


On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:26 AM, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com> wrote:

> On 19 August 2014 19:43, Sachini Herath <sachini.mc@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Upon the release of Schema.org mapping tools for Drupal 8
> > (https://www.drupal.org/project/rdfui ), we noticed that some Types (eg;
> > schema:Place) has both properties schema:photo and schema: image (coming
> > from the parent type schema:Thing).
> >
> >
> > Even though photo refers to a photograph and image, a web resource which
> > happens to be an image, in the context of web I feel they are very
> similar.
> >
> >
> > Therefore in order to remove redundant properties, I’d like to suggest
> > marking schema:photo to be superseded by schema:image.
>
> That sounds like a reasonable suggestion to me. Originally 'image'
> only expected URLs, but now we allow it to point to an ImageObject
> (which might also be a http://schema.org/Photograph) so I see no loss
> of expressivity here. The 'photo' property is on thousands of sites
> though (and 'image' on many many more). Perhaps it would be a start to
> at least say that 'photo' is a subproperty of 'image', since anything
> that's a 'photo' of something it's also an 'image' of it.
>
> Dan
>



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Sachini Herath
Received on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 05:23:22 UTC

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