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Re: Issue with rich snippets tools testing tool & businessEvent

From: Jocelyn Fournier <jocelyn.fournier@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:34:21 +0100
Message-ID: <4F1D9A1D.9070709@gmail.com>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org, webnetworkz@gmail.com
Hi Mark,

Le 23/01/12 09:01, Mark Keller a écrit :
> Hello Jocelyn,
> (Looping in the group to our conversation)
> I definitely see what you are saying about it being a link to the page
> with the structured markup.
> If you are going to markup the url for an itemtype of Event, you will
> most likely need to include the name, url, and startDate at a minimum.

Actually I was considering (perhaps wrongly) if a url property is used, 
whatever the itemtype, there shouldn't be any other markup since it 
should be described on the target page (as long as it's on the same 
domain). Otherwise it's just redundant informations; and in my case 
since I doesn't display the startDate, it would force me to use hidden 
properties. As for the name, I assume it should (could ?) extract it 
from the url anchor text ?

> I would like to quote the example on the Schema.org website, the Event
> itemtype page, where they gave this example of a url inside of the
> itemtype Event markup.
>  1. <divitemprop="events"itemscopeitemtype="http://schema.org/Event">
>  2. <ahref="foo-fighters-may23-midamericacenter"itemprop="url">
>  3. <spanitemprop="name">Mid America Center</span>
>  4. </a>
>  5. <spanitemprop="location">Council Bluffs, IA, US</span>
>  6. <metaitemprop="startDate"content="2011-05-23">May 23
>  7. <ahref="ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011
>     <http://ticketmaster.com/foofighters/may23-2011>"itemprop="offers">Buy
>     tickets</a>
>  8. </div>
> I have not found a way to properly create links with itemtype Events in
> the fashion you mentioned ( other than marking up all the required
> information ).
> I am not saying this is not a bug, just my 2cents...

Yup, some clarifications would be helpful in this case :)

Best Regards,
   Jocelyn Fournier
Received on Monday, 23 January 2012 17:34:55 UTC

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