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Propose expanding range and domain of sponsor property. #962
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I'm proposing to expand the range and domain of sponsor, currently described as "Sponsor of the study." where 'study specifically refers to a MedicalStudy. In my proposal, the expanded comment defining the property is:
"A person or organization that supports a thing through a pledge, promise, or financial contribution. e.g. A sponsor of a Medical Study or a corporate sponsor of an event."
I propose that the domain be expanded from MedicalStudy to ALSO include: Person, Event, and Organization.
I propose that the range be expanded to include Person, adding to Organization, which is there now.
I've created some examples in Microdata, RDFa, and JSON-LD covering the following situations:
These examples are in the file "sdo-sponsor-examples.txt."
I can imagine there may be other uses for sponsor (CreativeWork instances -- such as an episode of a media program), but am putting this forth as a start.