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Re: currentModel attribute for /Product

From: Joshua J Wulf <jwulf@redhat.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 14:41:38 +1000
Message-ID: <50121C02.7020206@redhat.com>
To: Kenley Lamaute <kenleyl@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
There will be guidelines on how it is to be generated?

On 07/27/2012 02:38 PM, Kenley Lamaute wrote:
>
> Yes, the ID is to be universally unique.
>
> *From:*Joshua J Wulf [mailto:jwulf@redhat.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, July 26, 2012 9:25 PM
> *To:* Kenley Lamaute
> *Cc:* public-vocabs@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: currentModel attribute for /Product
>
> On 07/27/2012 02:16 PM, Kenley Lamaute wrote:
>
>     I've received direct feedback from several individuals on the
>     Product item proposal. After vetting several options, The most
>     elegant solution for reducing the complexity of requiring metadata
>     updates to already published pages, is to introduce two new fields
>     to 'Product':
>
>     .             releaseDate - the product release date
>
>     .             productFamilyID - unique product family identifier
>     reused across product versions. For example: <meta
>     itemprop='productFamilyID' content='123-456-789'/>.
>
>     This enables the scenario of a user searching for information
>     about a product (without specifying a version), and enabling the
>     search engine to favor results for the most recent product material.
>
>     Example:
>
>                     *Legacy Product Content*
>
>                     Product = Windows Mobile 6.5
>
>                     Model = 6.5
>
>     releaseDate=10/6/2009
>
>     productFamilyID=123-456-789
>
>                     *Newer Product Content*
>
>                     Product = Windows Phone 7
>
>                     Model =7
>
>                     releaseDate=10/21/2010
>
>     productFamilyID=123-456-789
>
>     The example above shows how  multiple products can be associated
>     by a ProductFamilyID, so that anyone seeking "mobile sdk for
>     Windows" can be offered content that applies to the latest
>     technology first.
>
>     If there are no objections, I'd like to revise the original
>     proposal for adding 'currentModel' to product, and replace it with
>     this solution of adding 'releaseDate' and 'productFamilyID' to the
>     Product item.
>
>     -Kenley
>
>
> Killer.
>
> Given that you can equate different Products by giving them the same 
> productFamilyID, does the productFamilyID need to be a UUID?
>
> - Josh
>
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