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CreativeWork can't be a Product?

From: Chilly Bang <chilly_bang@yahoo.de>
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2013 21:16:01 +0100 (BST)
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To: public-vocabs@w3.org
Hello!

i'm busy at the moment with marking up with microdata of an online bookstore and realized the following dilemma:
if a page is about describing and selling of a CreativeWork/Book, so i come to selling properties with itemprop="offers" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer". But on this way i can't describe the book i sell like Product, with product's properties - i can't find any passage from CreativeWork to Product. There is in fact a passage from Offer to Product, with itemprop="itemOffered" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Product", but repeating isn't a good way, beside of this it isn't easy to get such passage into html, even with itemref.

I see no possibility to go the way CreativeWork->Product->Offer (or CreativeWork->Product and CreativeWork->Offer), but only CreativeWork->Offer, or Product->Offer. CreativeWork can't be a Product or am i wrong?

Imho CreativeWork surely can own product's properties so it must gladly have a passage from any CreativeWork property to Product.
best regards
egon
Received on Monday, 7 October 2013 20:16:30 UTC

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