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Re: multiple books format in one page

From: <mfhepp@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2015 09:34:44 +0200
Cc: Gregorio Pellegrino <gregorio.pellegrino@effata.it>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7423A4D4-CEB2-4E51-ABFA-F78E18605F0A@gmail.com>
To: Martin Hepp <mfhepp@gmail.com>
The issue is now at https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/637

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mhepp@computer.org          @mfhepp







> On 09 Jul 2015, at 09:16, mfhepp@gmail.com wrote:
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> I found that the reason for this problem is that http://schema.org/offers includes CreativeWork as its domain, while http://schema.org/itemOffered does only include Product in its range.
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> I will file an issue for that, but it is not clear to me whether we should simply include CreativeWork in the range of itemOffered. Using multi-typed entities properly would be a cleaner approach.
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> So currently, you have to use Book -> offers -> Offer for books; Offer -> itemOffered -> Book does not work in Google as of now.
> 
> Martin
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> martin hepp  http://www.heppnetz.de
> mhepp@computer.org          @mfhepp
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>> On 09 Jul 2015, at 09:06, mfhepp@gmail.com wrote:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> The following markup validates as of today:
>> 
>> <body>
>> 	<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Book">
>> 		<img itemprop="image" src="catcher-in-the-rye-book-cover.jpg" alt="cover art: red horse, city in background" />
>> 		<span itemprop="name">The Catcher in the Rye</span> -
>> 		<link itemprop="bookFormat" href="http://schema.org/Paperback">Mass Market Paperback
>> 		by <a itemprop="author" href="/author/jd_salinger.html">J.D. Salinger</a>
>> 
>> 		<div itemprop="offers" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">
>> 			Price: <span itemprop="price" content="6.99">$6.99</span>
>> 			<meta itemprop="priceCurrency" content="USD" />
>> 			<link itemprop="availability" href="http://schema.org/InStock" />In Stock
>> 		</div>
>> 		Product details
>> 		<span itemprop="numberOfPages">224</span> pages
>> 		Publisher: <span itemprop="publisher">Little, Brown, and Company</span> -
>> 		<meta itemprop="datePublished" content="1991-05-01" />May 1, 1991
>> 		Language: <span itemprop="inLanguage">English</span>
>> 		ISBN-10: <span itemprop="isbn">0316769487</span>
>> 	</div>
>> ...
>> </body>
>> 
>> In theory, the book should be a multi-typed entity, i.e. combining Book and Product for the book, like shown below.
>> 
>> Unfortunately, the Google tool does not properly handle multi-typed entities in Microdata markup as of today.
>> 
>> <body>
>> 	<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Book http://schema.org/Product">
>> 		<img itemprop="image" src="catcher-in-the-rye-book-cover.jpg" alt="cover art: red horse, city in background" />
>> 		<span itemprop="name">The Catcher in the Rye</span> -
>> 		<link itemprop="bookFormat" href="http://schema.org/Paperback">Mass Market Paperback
>> 		by <a itemprop="author" href="/author/jd_salinger.html">J.D. Salinger</a>
>> 
>> 		<div itemprop="offers" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">
>> 			Price: <span itemprop="price" content="6.99">$6.99</span>
>> 			<meta itemprop="priceCurrency" content="USD" />
>> 			<link itemprop="availability" href="http://schema.org/InStock" />In Stock
>> 		</div>
>> 		Product details
>> 		<span itemprop="numberOfPages">224</span> pages
>> 		Publisher: <span itemprop="publisher">Little, Brown, and Company</span> -
>> 		<meta itemprop="datePublished" content="1991-05-01" />May 1, 1991
>> 		Language: <span itemprop="inLanguage">English</span>
>> 		ISBN-10: <span itemprop="isbn">0316769487</span>
>> 	</div>
>> ...
>> </body>
>> 
>> 
>> It works using additionalProperty, like so:
>> 
>> <body>
>> 	<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Book">
>> 		<link itemprop="additionalType" href="http://schema.org/Product" />
>> 		<img itemprop="image" src="catcher-in-the-rye-book-cover.jpg" alt="cover art: red horse, city in background" />
>> 		<span itemprop="name">The Catcher in the Rye</span> -
>> 		<link itemprop="bookFormat" href="http://schema.org/Paperback">Mass Market Paperback
>> 		by <a itemprop="author" href="/author/jd_salinger.html">J.D. Salinger</a>
>> 
>> 		<div itemprop="offers" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">
>> 			Price: <span itemprop="price" content="6.99">$6.99</span>
>> 			<meta itemprop="priceCurrency" content="USD" />
>> 			<link itemprop="availability" href="http://schema.org/InStock" />In Stock
>> 		</div>
>> 		Product details
>> 		<span itemprop="numberOfPages">224</span> pages
>> 		Publisher: <span itemprop="publisher">Little, Brown, and Company</span> -
>> 		<meta itemprop="datePublished" content="1991-05-01" />May 1, 1991
>> 		Language: <span itemprop="inLanguage">English</span>
>> 		ISBN-10: <span itemprop="isbn">0316769487</span>
>> 	</div>
>> ...
>> </body>
>> 
>> 
>> Martin
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>> martin hepp  http://www.heppnetz.de
>> mhepp@computer.org          @mfhepp
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>>> On 08 Jul 2015, at 14:59, Gregorio Pellegrino <gregorio.pellegrino@effata.it> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm new to this list. My name is Gregorio and I work for a publishing house in Italy.
>>> 
>>> I was looking for a solution to markup (using Schema.org) our website in which we sell paper books and ebooks. The fact is that in one single page (that represent the book) there are both paper and digital version.
>>> 
>>> I've found in the list archive this topic: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-vocabs/2012Feb/0091.html
>>> 
>>> I've followed the instructions (example on webpage https://editrice.effata.it/libro/9788869290428/tolkien-e-i-classici-ebook/), but the Google's Structured Data Testing Tool says that "Book could not be a valid target for itemOffered".
>>> 
>>> Any suggestion?
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> Gregorio Pellegrino
>>> 
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