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

From: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:55:47 -0600
Message-ID: <CAChbWaNoxVSZRayPUVhA1U-agaNs-GNskGmyFcRVzhB5yDyj+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>
Cc: "kevin.polley@mutualadvantage.co.uk" <kevin.polley@mutualadvantage.co.uk>, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 6:30 AM, Jarno van Driel <jarnovandriel@gmail.com>
wrote:

> "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
> others.
>
> "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
> http://bit.ly/1BHxFBS:
>
> "customer support"
> "technical support"
> "billing support"
> "bill payment"
> "sales"
> "reservations"
> "credit card support"
> "emergency"
> "baggage tracking"
> "roadside assistance"
> "package tracking"
>
>
I especially like the EMERGENCY, TECHNICAL SUPPORT, ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE,
and PACKAGE TRACKING.  They all have nice Actions to align with.

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?
>
>
credit card support - this is typically just a reuse of customer support.
Probably could skip it, and just use customer support.


> "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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