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Re: Extension to Schema.org related to allergies

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2021 13:24:23 +0000
Message-ID: <CAK-qy=6dbACqqGB+kHgwWkFF0b+EqDx3xRz2UdKvsGZt46sO-Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phil.archer@gs1.org>
Cc: Eric G <mailist@ericgorr.net>, "public-schemaorg@w3.org" <public-schemaorg@w3.org>
Eric - Phil's suggestion is a good place to start. With this kind of thing
we are wary of getting too detailed in schema.org without some evidence
that there's a reasonable chance of a consuming application using it.
Particularly in this kind of situation where there are various levels of
detail we might go into. The GS1 representation looks pretty thorough -
does it capture what you're looking for?


On Mon, 8 Feb 2021 at 09:20, Phil Archer <phil.archer@gs1.org> wrote:

> Hi Eric,
> Please take a look at GS1's schema.org extension at
> https://www.gs1.org/voc - I hope you'll find exactly what you need there
> (there are lots of properties with 'allergen' in them at
> https://www.gs1.org/voc/?show=properties for example). It's based on the
> terms used by the food industry, which are then expressed in line with
> schema.org's semantics. Where there are direct correlations with
> schema.org, these are expressed.
> Phil
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric G <mailist@ericgorr.net>
> Sent: 07 February 2021 18:29
> To: public-schemaorg@w3.org
> Subject: Extension to Schema.org related to allergies
> I was thinking that a useful extension to schema.org would be related to
> allergies from a consumer perspective. For example, a property which
> encoded whether or not a product is processed or packages in facilities
> free from peanuts. Other consumers only care that there are no shared lines
> with peanuts and some just want to know that best practices are followed
> when it comes to cleaning the lines.
> If I wanted to pursue developing such an extension to the schema.org
> schema, how would that happen?
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