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Re: Missing an enumerated value for installment payment (acceptedPaymentMethod)

From: Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2016 14:57:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CADK2AU1nMPsbY4mgbbzEToWyNdh0=iFZ1Ac2AioSg4dj+5vsgw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Hepp <mfhepp@gmail.com>
Cc: "schema.org Mailing List" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
Thanks for your input Martin, I can work with what you propose.   :)

2016-09-06 14:34 GMT+02:00 Martin Hepp <mfhepp@gmail.com>:

> The reason is that this is not a payment method but a granular description
> about the timing and partitioning of payments. There is a need for a more
> advanced model for financing, deposits etc. But it is not yet there.
>
> But adding a simple installment payment value does not really do the trick.
>
> By the way: Whenever you feel the need to define additional payment
> methods (or additional values for enumerations in general), you can freely
> do so on your own site - so simply define an instance of e.g.
> http://schema.org/PaymentMethod on your site and use the URI of this
> entity as the value, like so:
>
>
> <!-- on the payment info (or any other static) page, we define the
>      non-standard payment method -->
> <h1 itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/PaymentMethod"
>     itemprop="name"
>     itemid="http://acme.com/payment/#giftcard">ACME Gift Card</h1>
> ...
>
> <!-- on the offer page, indicate this payment option -->
> <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer" itemid="#offer">
>   <div itemprop="name">Hepp Technology Color TV</div>
>   <div itemprop="description">This TV set is the ideal multimedia center
> for your home</div>
>   Payment:
>   <link itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod"
>      href="http://acme.com/payment/#giftcard" />ACME Gift Cards</a>
>   <link itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod"
>      href="http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#Cash" />cash
> <!-- other offer properties follow here -->
> ...
> </div>
>
>
>
> -----------------------------------
> martin hepp  http://www.heppnetz.de
> mhepp@computer.org          @mfhepp
>
>
>
>
> > On 06 Sep 2016, at 13:57, Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > And same thing for payment through ATM/cash card.
> >
> > 2016-09-06 12:54 GMT+02:00 Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>:
> > I'm working on some markup for a site that offers multiple payment
> methods and noticed schema.org & goodrelations doen't have an enumeration
> for 'installment payment'.
> >
> > Is there a good reason for it not to exist or should it be added (to
> either schema.org or goodrelations)?
> >
>
>
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