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GoodRelations is a standardized vocabulary for product, price, and company data that can (1) be embedded into existing static and dynamic Web pages and that (2) can be processed by other computers. This increases the visibility of your products and services in the latest generation of search engines, recommender systems, and other novel applications.

[goodrelations] Recommended practice for text description of a good or service

Martin Hepp martin.hepp at ebusiness-unibw.org
Wed Oct 27 17:20:41 CEST 2010

Note that you can now also use


This is mainly a shortcut for RDFa markup so that all basic properties  
are defined in the GoodRelations namespace.


Martin Hepp

On 27.10.2010, at 16:04, Alex Stolz wrote:

> Hello Brian,
> if you want to attach long textual descriptions to concepts in  
> GoodRelations you should use rdfs:comment. For shorter labels like  
> for example the product name rdfs:label is recommended.
> Cheers,
> Alex
> On 10/27/10 1:50 PM, Brian McBride wrote:
>> I'm planning to the use GR ontology in describing the environmental  
>> impact of goods and services.
>> When I describe a product, i.e. with ProductOrServiceModel I would  
>> like to attach a human readable description of the product or  
>> service that applications may display to a user.  Is there a  
>> recommended practice for this.  I'm using dc:description at present.
>> Brian
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