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Re: What are those enumerations after the breadcrumb's :: called?

From: Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 13:30:04 +0100
Message-ID: <CADK2AU0VzkJkGQWcTDOcQq4cZ8ekMjKRhDGcMLdhoNVQyob8VQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "kevin.polley@mutualadvantage.co.uk" <kevin.polley@mutualadvantage.co.uk>
Cc: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
> "Hope this helps"

You have no idea how much that helped Dan. After sleeping on it, it now
makes total sense to me. So, thanks! (you too Simon, and of course Gregg
Kellogg as well, for making me raise my eyebrows about a month ago)

"your a "happening" dude for asking these questions and learning"

Shucks, you're making me blush.   :-)   I'm happy my curiosity is well
received and I hope to return this generosity by passing your remarks on to

"Let us know if you see some enumerations that probably should be made"

Well, since you mentioned it, I think there might be some which probably
should be added, depending on whether or not all the sponsors can live with
adding values Google suggests for schema.org/contactType on

"customer support"
"technical support"
"billing support"
"bill payment"
"credit card support"
"baggage tracking"
"roadside assistance"
"package tracking"

When I read these yesterday they immediately reminded me about Dan's
comments in this thread:

> "In general in schema.org, these enumerations serve are to give well known
> *values* for properties."

Now since Google recommends using these text values (as if they are
Enumeration members), I predict it will only be a matter of time before
they're 'well known'. So IMHO they seem to meet that criterion.

Any thoughts?

"I am sure there are some in the longer tail domains like Medicine, etc."

I'll make sure to do so when I run into them. But I don't think that'll be
any time soon. It's not all that often I get a chance to work on longer
tail domains because they're, well, long tail. I'm already happy to get a
chance to currently 'play' around in the Medicine field but alas it's not
all too often that type of domain crosses my path.

2015-01-16 21:32 GMT+01:00 Kevin Polley <kevin.polley@mutualadvantage.co.uk>

> +1
> > Jarno,
> >
> > In summary, your a "happening" dude for asking these questions and
> > learning. :)
> It helps all structured data elves.  Thx.
> Kevin
> https://www.google.com/+KevinPolley
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