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Re: Proposal for a Demand item type

From: Christian Bäuerlein <christian.baeuerlein@googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:32:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4F197B1B.10309@gmail.com>
To: public-vocabs <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Hey Martin,

thank you for the hint. Is it allowed to combine schema.org microdata
and GoodRelations and does it make sense for search engines?

I will have a closer look at GoodRelations and it's really good to know
that this is already possible.


Thanks,

Christian
> Martin Hepp <mailto:martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
> 13. Januar 2012 10:53
> Hi all:
>
> Note that you can directly model demand with GoodRelations, using the
> exact same patterns as for supply. This is done using the gr:seeks
> relations between a gr:BusinessEntity and a gr:Offering.
>
> http://wiki.goodrelations-vocabulary.org/Cookbook/Seeks
>
> This allows explicating demand, e.g.
>
> "I am looking for a car with no more than 10,000 miles" (in
> combination with http://purl.org/vso/ns)
> "I am looking for a canoe for rent" (in combination with
> http://purl.org/vso/ns)
> "I am looking for a ticket that grants admission to a certain event "
> (in combination with http://purl.org/tio/ns)
> "I am looking for someone who can repair my broken XYZ watch (with an
> image showing the damage)".
>
> You can also indicate the price interval, the time interval, etc.
>
> Best
>
> Martin
>
>
>
>
>
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> Christian Bäuerlein <mailto:christian.baeuerlein@googlemail.com>
> 7. Januar 2012 20:46
>
> Thank you for your feedback. This is another interesting use case for
> the pairing of demand/offers.
>
> Usually I would have started with an extension of an existing type
> (using the extension mechanism) but I thought this one is so basic
> that we can discuss the need of it right away.
>
> As far as I could see this seems to be the right place for proposals
> like this, so I would be happy to hear some more opinions.
>
>
> Best,
>
> Christian
> elf Pavlik <mailto:perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>
> 6. Januar 2012 15:45
>
> hi,
>
> interesting, lately i have started this community group to work on
> topic of wishes/offers, their matching, dependencies and various
> systems to arrange transactions (including ones not based around use
> of any kind of currency)
> http://www.w3.org/community/community-io/2011/09/01/embracing-diversity/
>
> i guess demands/offers could come useful to use in there...
>
> thanks!
>
> ~ elf pavlik ~
> Christian Bäuerlein <mailto:christian.baeuerlein@googlemail.com>
> 5. Januar 2012 23:11
> Hey everyone,
>
> I was wondering why there is no complement for the Offer item type.
>
> There are a lot of platforms out there that try to connect supplies and
> demands of users (e.g. craigslist, or in my case: car pooling), but at
> the moment you can only describe the offers using schema.org items.
>
> So I propose the introduction of an item that describes a "wanted"
> thing, something a person looks for.
> I created a first draft and would like to hear your feedback. Is there a
> possibility to introduce this new type to schema.org?
>
> You can see my example here:
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1523969/microdata/Demand.html
>
> Please note that I didn't create any special sub-types, but reused
> existing ones, as I want to hear your opinions first.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Christian
>
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