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Re: @itemid and URL properties in schema.org

From: Jason Douglas <jasondouglas@google.com>
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2011 10:28:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEiKvUD8U_vQTqWC7CU0hcvKvjuQOoHH=UShYbRXfSCh9j47dw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Cc: Daniel Dulitz <daniel@google.com>, public-vocabs@w3.org, HTML Data Task Force WG <public-html-data-tf@w3.org>
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 11:50 PM, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>wrote:

>
> On 4 Nov 2011, at 21:28, Daniel Dulitz wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 14:17, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
> wrote:
> >> I'd love to know whether there are any consumers of schema.org markup
> that are or plan to aggregate data across different sites to create a view
> of information about the same thing, and indeed whether there are any
> publishers who are generating schema.org markup with common @itemids or
> urls…
> >
> > One could imagine that consumers like search engines might do something
> like you describe. :-)
>
> One could *imagine* so, yes :) I suppose I was fishing a bit because of
> course if a search engine *was* doing that then it would picking up
> information in different languages about those things, and it would want to
> preserve the language of the information so that they could present
> something useful back to the users. And that would be a good example for
> Hixie on the bug on microdata language handling [1]...
>

In as much as Hixie's response is it's "up to the vocabulary" and what most
everyone seems to want is the same -- use the existing DOM mechanisms, so
overall page language with @lang for overriding specific nodes -- should we
just state that's what schema.org processors will do (I know of at least
one implementer who had that expectation :-)?


> Any concrete examples of this, or even statements of intent, would be
> useful.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jeni
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14470
> --
> Jeni Tennison
> http://www.jenitennison.com
>
>
>
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