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Re: Google Structured Data Testing Tool fails on valid JSON-LD

From: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2016 16:36:20 +0200
Message-ID: <CAE35VmzVCi25A3-iOnTf2xNrrevf0bSqGqd5xHc_KLUGt3xyZw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Cc: "schema. org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
Thanks Dan, I posted there:
https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/webmasters/R0SEG539tBY;context-place=forum/webmasters

On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 3:30 PM, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com> wrote:
> Hi Martynas,
>
> These are largely Google implementation issues, and probably better
> raised in https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topicsearchin/webmasters/category$3Astructured-data%7Csort:relevance%7Cspell:false
> than here.
>
> The Google Structured Data Testing Tool in its current incarnation is
> largely oriented towards vocabulary that Google understands, even
> though it is perfectly harmless to include other information in your
> structured data. So the 'errors' should be understood in that context.
> I'll pass along your feedback within Google, but suggest that this
> Community Group is probably not the best place to get into too much
> detail on this topic.
>
> cheers,
>
> Dan
>
> On 7 April 2016 at 14:12, Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>>
>> we decided to try out embedding JSON-LD in <script> on one of our
>> projects, to see how Google indexes it. We augment the RDF response
>> with schema.org types and properties by mapping from GoodRelations,
>> e.g.
>>
>> Here is the webpage in question: http://refstock.eu/products
>> JSON-LD validates successfully: http://json-ld.org/playground/
>>
>> However it fails in the Testing Tool:
>> https://developers.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool/
>>
>> The errors I get are:
>>
>> - Unspecified type
>> http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/primaryTopic [Product]:
>> http://refstock.eu/products/023U4380#this
>>
>> Product is "The type is not a type known to Google.", even though the
>> resource has @type of http://schema.org/Product
>>
>> - http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#UnitPriceSpecification 1:
>> http://refstock.eu/_:A0
>>
>> The tool seemingly fails to recognize a blank node and complains about
>> the gr:UnitPriceSpecification as "The type is not a type known to
>> Google.".
>>
>> - The property @value is not recognized by Google for an object of
>> type http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#string.
>>
>>
>> My questions are:
>> 1. is one supposed to publish a version of JSON-LD tailored specific
>> to schema.org?
>> 2. does a failed test mean that the data will not be indexed?
>> 3. are (some of) these bugs in the testing tool?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>> Martynas
>> graphityhq.com
>>
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