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Re: CreativeWork can't be a Product?

From: Wes Turner <wes.turner@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2013 17:19:18 -0500
Message-ID: <CACfEFw8GpAqgCmKfhg=gRf6RfAAyP+D7FF8vpg9_1ernkAL0vA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aaron Bradley <aaranged@gmail.com>
Cc: Dan Scott <dan@coffeecode.net>, Chilly Bang <chilly_bang@yahoo.de>, Public Vocabs <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Is this what http://schema.org/additionalType is for?

Wes Turner

On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Aaron Bradley <aaranged@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dan's solution and Martin's link are excellent ones.  Just a quick FYI a
> previous discussion and a proposal related to it provide some further
> information on this type of conundrum in schema.org:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-schemabibex/2013Jan/0182.html
> http://www.w3.org/wiki/WebSchemas/SchemaDotOrgMetaSchema
> A fragment from the former reference:
> > Assuming they take OWL seriously, they would infer new types for the
> > entity if properties were mixed and matched. If example, if the claimed
> > type is schema:Book and somebody used the schema:sku property, they
> > could infer it is also a schema:Product.
> On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 1:37 PM, Dan Scott <dan@coffeecode.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 09:16:01PM +0100, Chilly Bang wrote:
>>> 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 <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 <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.
>> You can just use both types in the itemtype declaration, for example,
>> itemtype="Book Product".
>> We're doing this in the #schemabibex group to express offers for a given
>> item. And Martin gave a wonderful example of this approach on this list
>> just a few days back at
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/**Public/public-vocabs/2013Sep/**0206.html<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-vocabs/2013Sep/0206.html>
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