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Re: Gift property in schema.org

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 12:07:39 +0000
Message-ID: <CAK-qy=6DpcsinmicbUh0yZrxO+-0Mecp-sNhvL2C2PUSpqH68Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Andrews <nextcontent01@gmail.com>
Cc: Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@dataliberate.com>, Bebemovil <info@bebemovil.com>, "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
Yeah, this sounds plausible as a modelinf idiom. As ever I'd suggest - in
the absence of other guidance - to lean towards the laziest option.
Schema.org was fundamentally intended to be *easy* for publishers. If some
consuming app asks for gift aspects to be explicitly modelled, that would
be a good reason to put more time into breaking out those details...

Dan

On Mon, 7 Jan 2019, 11:46 Michael Andrews <nextcontent01@gmail.com wrote:

> +1 for Richard's suggestion regarding using addOn.  That makes sense, and
> could cover a range of scenarios.
>
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 4:59 PM Richard Wallis <
> richard.wallis@dataliberate.com> wrote:
>
>> Thinking about it a little further...
>>
>> Potentially the Offer <https://schema.org/Offer> describing the 'gift'
>> could be be an addOn <https://schema.org/addOn> to an offer to purchase.
>>
>> ~Richard.
>> Richard Wallis
>> Founder, Data Liberate
>> http://dataliberate.com
>> Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardwallis
>> Twitter: @rjw
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 11:17, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, 7 Jan 2019, 10:43 Bebemovil <info@bebemovil.com wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi friends.
>>>>
>>>> We are a baby online shop and we have offers with gifts included.
>>>>
>>>> We have not encountered a gift property to indicates to google that our
>>>> offer includes a gift for buyer totally free.
>>>>
>>>> How can we do it? to google serp shows rich snippets of gifts
>>>>
>>>
>>> We haven't really gone into that level of detail. For now, it would be
>>> simplest to just summarize any "gift" aspects of an offer within its
>>> textual description.
>>>
>>> Dan
>>>
>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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