Re: (was "Re: New release (sdo-venkman) candidate for review")

"The Game type represents games."@en

(or, "what a native English speaker might assent to being referred to as a

Move the RPG stuff to a subtype, and avoid having to use   Bigby's  Weasel
Words of Typicality.


* Though gavagai is game, not a game.
On Nov 18, 2014 10:33 AM, "Dan Brickley" <> wrote:

> On 17 November 2014 20:57, Vicki Tardif Holland <>
> wrote:
> > +1 to a more generic description.
> >
> > I don't see the point in getting overly specific with the role-playing
> part.
> > Solitaire is a game where numberOfPlayers is 1. We don't necessarily
> need to
> > limit the type to items which use all of the properties.
> Ok, see
> and updated.
> - the release summary mentions the Game type and its dual super-types
> - we link both to the issues list entry,
> The new text is: "The Game type represents things which are games.
> These are typically rule-governed recreational activities, e.g.
> role-playing games in which players assume the role of characters in a
> fictional setting."
> This tries to strike a balance between vague generality and the
> RPG-oriented specifics from the types initial focus.  I'm happy to
> tweak and refine this but at some point we have to say "good enough
> for now". However we can keep talking here and in Github and evolve
> the description further after this release goes live.
> Do we have a rough consensus?
> Dan

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