[ckan-dev] schema.org

Augusto Herrmann augusto.herrmann at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 16:49:46 BST 2011


For those of us who haven't seen it yet, here's Michael Hausenblas'
RDF version: http://schema.rdfs.org/

And here's an insightful blog post by David Wood on the issue:
http://prototypo.blogspot.com/2011/06/schemaorg-and-semantic-web.html

I wonder if RDFa profiles [1] could be used to make the use of this
schema compatible with RDF.

[1] http://rdfa.info/wiki/Rdfa-profiles

Cheers,
Augusto Herrmann

On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 5:00 AM, Friedrich Lindenberg
<friedrich.lindenberg at okfn.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 9:52 AM, Seb Bacon <seb.bacon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks, I've not seen that before.
>>
>> I wonder what the tradeoff is between increased page size and improved
>> SEO; also, if there are any other potential benefits apart from SEO.
>> It appears to replace RDFa, for example -- what does this mean for LOD
>> if it's taken up widely...
>
> That was my thought as well: while I'm sure it will receive some
> appreciation from the linked data crowd (Michael Hausenblas seems to
> be translating it to RDF as we speak) it really is a classic example
> of the lower case semantic web beating up its uppercase brother. I
> think its use of URIs in specifying an object graph in html pages is
> pretty ingenious and the fact they get by without any of the RDF
> language increases its chances for success a lot I think.
>
> - Friedrich
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