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www.productontology.org is now schema.org-compatible

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2011 23:11:35 +0200
Message-Id: <D957D34A-7DDF-49EF-84D2-2F0DF20AE126@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org
Dear all:

http://www.productontology.org, a service that produces more than 300,000 precise class definitions for types of products and services, is now fully schema.org-compatible and can be used to add precision to the generic http://schema.org/Product class.

Examples:

    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Racing_bicycle
    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Racing_bicycle#microdata

    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Pancake
    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Pancake#microdata

    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Vinegar
    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Vinegar#microdata

    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Retention_basin
    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Retention_basin#microdata

For each definition, Turtle, RDF/XML, and HTML is available:

    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Racing_bicycle.ttl
    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Racing_bicycle.rdf
    http://www.productontology.org/doc/Racing_bicycle.html

Note that we do not use the flawed schema.org extension mechanism, but instead recommend the RDF-style way of narrowing down the meaning by adding a second class membership:

<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product">
    <a itemprop="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type" href="http://www.productontology.org/id/Retention_basin"></a>
    <!-- other schema.org properties go in here -->
</div>
		
Instead of the empty <a> element, you could also use <link> if the WHATWG eventually decides to accept <meta> and <link> in the document body, which would be a good thing.

Best wishes

Martin Hepp
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