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Re: Schema.org Product Info

From: Aaron Bradley <aaranged@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:15:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMbipBshxTQ339_-zC9td5a4fX8v9VK8fu_NCJA-4rsLfab0mw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Russell Pruitt <russell.pruitt@gmail.com>
Cc: "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
Hi Russell,

Without going into a great deal of detail here, the Product schema is
fundamentally generic, whereas the properties you're exploring are very
much domain-specific.  So depending on what benefit you hope to derive from
declaring such properties, you may indeed well wish to explore building
your own external extension.

Alternately and/or additionally, you'll definitely want to take a look at
the GS1 Web Vocabulary [1], which is a far more products-focused external
extension, and accordingly has a much broader range of properties available
for use. [2]

Finally, also check out the The Product Types Ontology [3].  While this
won't necessarily make more product categories available for your use,
through the use of additionalType you can at least make much more granular
product declarations.

[1]
http://blog.schema.org/2016/02/gs1-milestone-first-schemaorg-external.html
[2] http://gs1.org/voc/?show=properties
[3] http://www.productontology.org/

On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 9:35 AM, Russell Pruitt <russell.pruitt@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I have been looking at the current product schema that are in the product
> item scope of property, but they are not very robust for the
> itemtypes/itemprops that are offered.
>
> I have around 150 different itemprops I'd like to propose, but wanted to
> understand if there are any suggestions or rules around this?
>
> I could always build a proprietary extension of types, but would much
> rather do this so that it benefits everyone in the product schema (
> https://schema.org/Product).
>
> Here are some examples I believe could be useful to add - I have many more
> based on our current use:
>
> Abrasion Resistance
> Additional Protection Features
> Adhesion to Foam
> Adhesive Color
> Adhesive Content
> Adhesive Controltac/Comply
> Adhesive Features
> Adhesive Type
> Alternative Sale Availability
> Application / Industry
> Application Category
> Application Method
> Application Surface
> Application Temperature (Celsius)
> Applications
> Aspect Ratio
> Attachment Type
>
> Any insight would be great.
>
> Thanks.
> Russell
>
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