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Re: Markup Spread on Multiple Pages

From: Jason Douglas <jasondouglas@google.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:57:16 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEiKvUDaoeHTr4-qXU5-Fs-C6B2Wyjr9dwDsTjXH5-5OETkDvA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lin Clark <lin.w.clark@gmail.com>
Cc: Aaron Bradley <aaranged@gmail.com>, Robert Powell <dotcomsuperstar@yahoo.com>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
It has been publicly
stated<https://groups.google.com/d/msg/schemaorg-discussion/YhF2cNGHVZ4/MmLVghR_MfMJ>that
itemids are supported.

However, there was/is still confusion about the relationship between itemid
and schema.org/url.  There was a bunch of discussion about this around a
year ago (if not again more recently):

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-vocabs/2011Nov/0022.html

-jason


On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Lin Clark <lin.w.clark@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Aaron Bradley <aaranged@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> Jason, using itemid as a method of URL canonicalization would be very
>> useful.
>
>
> Agreed.
>
> It would be great if Google and other schema.org consumers would use
> itemid. Currently, it seems url is a required property when getting Google
> Rich Snippets. However, when you are looking at an event detail page, the
> URL won't usually be part of the markup, which means you have to place an
> invisible metadata element which contains the url property. It would be
> much more convenient for tools like Drupal's microdata module if Google
> would also accept itemid.
>
> I requested<https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!mydiscussions/webmasters/8NTiz51vc8g> this
> on the Google webmasters forum, but received no response yet.
>
> -Lin
>
> --
> Lin Clark
> Drupal Consultant
>
> lin-clark.com
> twitter.com/linclark
>
>
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