Re: Best schema to use for services

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 01:28:18PM +0200, Jarno van Driel wrote:
> Good question, I have been struggling with this as well.
> I use for generic service-businesses and
> than mark up the pages, about the services the company delivers, with
> Now I don't want to argue whether it's the ultimate
> method of accomplishing something like this, it's simply the way I do it
> because I'm not aware of any another method that does the job better.
> Probable there should be a way to mark up services as their own Thing
> instead of abusing for this but for now there's isn't a
> method/vocabulary which allows us to do so that I'm aware of.

Hi Jarno:

Given that the description of includes
"Commodity services, like haircuts, can also be represented using this
type.", it seems that using Product to represent a service is a pretty
reasonable approach. 

I suppose Product has a number of properties that would generally not be
applicable to services, but the
set of relationships makes sense (to me, at least). (Okay, "itemOffered"
is a more specific property name than one might have liked, but at this
point it is probably entrenched in the same way that the "seller"
property is). 

In any case: do you have any specific, actionable concerns that we can
discuss about using Product for services? Missing properties or the


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