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Re: ActionHandlers vs "App resources" (was: An updated draft of the schema.org/Action proposal)

From: Sam Goto <goto@google.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2014 10:10:42 -0800
Message-ID: <CAMtUnc6ARG_AiJESB0kyxbnYk_1LZN+vOhzb9EhoNQYz5xbvRw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Cc: Jason Johnson <jasjoh@microsoft.com>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>, "public-hydra@w3.org" <public-hydra@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 9:36 AM, Markus Lanthaler
<markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>wrote:

> On Friday, February 21, 2014 9:22 PM, Sam Goto wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
> > > On Friday, February 14, 2014 7:11 PM, Sam Goto wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
> > > >>> 2) How would you be able to express that you CANNOT BuyAction on
> > > >>> the AndroidAppLink resource (e.g. your mobile app resource isn't
> > > >>> as fancy as your website)?
> > > >>
> > > >> That's something we would need to decide. I think in most cases
> > > >> these resources are not really exactly the same. Thus, I'm not
> > > >> sure whether it makes that much sense to "inherit" the operations
> > > >> from the Web resource. I think it would be sensible to require
> > > >> them to be declared separately. I don't think "expects" etc. are
> > > >> needed for apps, are they? If not, it's really just a short list
> > > >> of supported operations similar to the one in your example above,
> > > >> likely with min. version constraints etc.
> > > >
> > > > Not quite on both points.
> > > >
> > > > 1) Most often than not, these are the same resources. That's the
> > > > basic premise of the android-app://foobar.com/resource/1234 with
> > > > rel=alternative links.
> > >
> > > Fair enough. How do you thought of dealing different sets of
> > > operations then? You moved the list out from the action handler,
> > > didn't you?
> >
> > You'd have specific action handlers attached to the action. Example
> > (of a Movie that can be "watched" on android and "bought" via a
> > webpage):
> >
> > {
> > @type: Movie
> > action: [{
> >   @type: WatchAction
> >   handler: {
> >     @type: AndroidHandler
> >   }
> > }, {
> >   @type: BuyAction
> >    handler: {
> >      @type: WebPageHandler
> >   }
> > }
> > ]
> > }
> >
> > How would we go about this using sameAs/alternate?
>
> You would use a very similar pattern (adapting your previous example):
>
> {
>   "@context": "http://schema.org",
>   "@id": "http://example.com/web/resource",
>   "alternate": [ {
>       "@type": "AndroidAppLink",
>       "operation": {
>         "@type": "WatchAction"
>     }, {
>       "@type": "ApiLink",
>       "operation": {
>         "@type": "BuyAction"
>     }
>   ]
> }
>

Hum ... this doesn't seem right to me ... I wasn't expecting actions to be
attached to these "Links", since there is a difference between "watching" a
movie and "watching" a link.


>
>
> Cheers,
> Markus
>
>
> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
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