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Re: Redundant property schema: photo

From: Radu Silaghi <r@r-s.ro>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:37:42 +0300
Message-ID: <CAH4B4g-6afJzDqE8gLR8HvQX9awG356WpPdSMjzuzRzD9vy1zw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sachini Herath <sachini.mc@gmail.com>
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
photo is a property of Place, while image is a property of Thing; but that
could be handled.

Radu


2014-08-20 8:22 GMT+03:00 Sachini Herath <sachini.mc@gmail.com>:

> 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 marking schema:photo to be superseded by schema:image.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
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Sachini Herath
>
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