Re: offeredBy to supersede vendor, merchant, provider, seller, …?

On 30 May 2014 10:56, Jarno van Driel <> wrote:
> I know that the proposal for modification of MedicalEntity now also suggests
> @careProvider, yet another variant. Now during the discussion about that
> proposal I suggested to reuse @provider, because of more or less the same
> reasons Chaals indicates.
> So I'm  for @offeredBy.
> I do wonder though if there are any consequences for @seller and @provider.
> If I understand it right those came with Goodrelations and would like to
> know if @offeredBy could cause any conflict there.

Thanks. I had a brief exchange with Martin Hepp yesterday - he has
some concerns that we maintain some of the conceptual distinctions
underlying Good Relations, will go into more detail next week. The
basic concern was to maintain the notion that "an offer is the promise
to transfer some rights on something", and that if we use the word
"offer", that's what it should continue to mean.


Received on Friday, 30 May 2014 10:43:35 UTC