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Re: relating IndividualProduct to Product

From: Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:19:00 +0200
Message-ID: <CADK2AU0Zv_Lp1PUvWO+MDcw_seS+hUisGUtvwdo==aHsQApZFg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "mfhepp@gmail.com" <mfhepp@gmail.com>
Cc: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
>
> *"...productID is for attaching unique or almost unique identifiers to
> products."*


Doesn't this mean that productID has the same role as @itemid/@resource/@id?

And if not, what is the difference in using productID for providing an
unique identifier as opposed to @itemid/@resource/@id?

2015-04-13 11:36 GMT+02:00 mfhepp@gmail.com <mfhepp@gmail.com>:

> On 10 Apr 2015, at 16:27, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I would explain it as:
> > http://schema.org/Product  is really "Product Category Offered".  You
> could also think "Product Class Offered" or "Product Group Offered" if it
> helps.
> >
>
> To be precise, schema:Product is a type for an entity that is one of the
> following
>
> a) a product model (datasheet, abstract ideal, ...),
> b) a specific, identifiable product (my iPhone 5), or
> c) a bag of not individually identifiable products.
>
> and for which you cannot or do not want to specify whether it is a), b),
> or c).
>
> Note that a), b), and c) are disjoint, so schema:Product should not be
> used to conflate e.g. a product and its make and model. If you expose
> information about a model and about some individual products, it is better
> to use two independent entities and link them properly using schema:model.
>
> Martin
>
> > beneath that you might have 5 laptops that you are offering to sell as a
> product... so each one....is an  http://schema.org/IndividualProduct
> >
> > Fairphone is definitely a http://schema.org/Product   each individual
> one (with it's unique IMEI code) is a http://schema.org/IndividualProduct
> >
> > You can also say:
> > http://schema.org/IndividualProduct can be registered by users using
> their IMEI, Serial #, etc... something that uniquely ties that individual
> product to that customer.
> >
> > Only put things that are individually unique for a particular IMEI,
> Serial #, etc... against the http://schema.org/IndividualProduct
> > One thing that you can put against that
> http://schema.org/IndividualProduct  is actually a chipset firmware
> version ... because sometimes some folks get version A1 and later on in
> production the rest of the users might be getting version A2, etc... if you
> have that kind of data...that would go under
> http://schema.org/IndividualProduct  rather than saying ALL your
> Fairphones have version A2 by putting ia firmware version under
> http://schema.org/Product
> >
> >
> >
> > Thad
> > +ThadGuidry
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 8:52 AM, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ <
> perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Looking at
> > * http://schema.org/Product
> >   "Any offered product or service. For example: a pair of shoes; a
> > concert ticket; the rental of a car; a haircut; or an episode of a TV
> > show streamed online."
> > * http://schema.org/IndividualProduct
> >   "A single, identifiable product instance (e.g. a laptop with a
> > particular serial number)."
> >
> > I struggle to understand how I can specify for IndividualProduct just
> > URI of the relevant Product. For example
> >
> > {
> >   "@id": "https://www.fairphone.com/fairphone",
> >   "@type": "Product",
> >   "name": "The Fairphone"
> > }
> >
> > {
> >   "@id": "https://graph.wwelves.org/704e3a57-c09e-4846-b27a-d31854096572
> "
> >   "@type": "IndividualProduct",
> >   "name": "A Fairphone currently used by elf Pavlik",
> >   "serialNumber": "2092043924022"
> > }
> >
> > I understand that I could *duplicate* all the values of properties from
> > * https://www.fairphone.com/fairphone
> > on
> > * https://graph.wwelves.org/704e3a57-c09e-4846-b27a-d31854096572
> > But I would prefer to just reference it by URI and if needed embed
> > information about Product resource in document describing
> > IndividualProduct resource. And the generic data about Product would
> > keep https://www.fairphone.com/fairphone as its subject.
> >
> > Thank you for help with understanding how to do that, or pointing out
> > flaws in my approach.
> >
> > Cheers!
> >
> >
>
>
>
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