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= Current Reviews Formats =
= Current Reviews Formats =
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'''This page is here for historical reasons only.  Please go to [[review-examples]], [[review-formats]], and [[review-brainstorming]] for the latest on the topics covered by this document.
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== Contributors ==
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This page was contributed from [http://developers.technorati.com/wiki/ReviewsFormats Technorati Developer's Wiki: ReviewsFormats])
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* Niall Kennedy
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* Tantek Çeliik
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== Introduction ==
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There have been several efforts to define data formats for posting "reviews" of products, services etc. on the Web.
There have been several efforts to define data formats for posting "reviews" of products, services etc. on the Web.
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This page serves to document the current list of review schemas, formats, and efforts as background for the design of a simple reviews MicroFormat. -[http://tantek.com/log/ Tantek]
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This page serves to document the current list of review schemas, formats, and efforts as background for the design of a simple reviews [[microformat]]. -[http://tantek.com/log/ Tantek]
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Notice that '''author''' appears several times in the list below, and that it sometimes refers to the author of the review, and other times to the author of the book being reviewed.  A parenthetical will be used to distinguish them now.
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* http://www.insiderpages.com
* http://www.insiderpages.com
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** author
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** author ''(review author)''
** rating (0 - 5 stars)
** rating (0 - 5 stars)
** business name
** business name
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* http://www.amazon.com/
* http://www.amazon.com/
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** author
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** author ''(book author)''
** publication date
** publication date
** title
** title
** description
** description
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** rating (0 to 5 stars)
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** rating (1 to 5 stars)
*** overall and by category
*** overall and by category
**** declared value and a maximum possible value
**** declared value and a maximum possible value
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Mini reviews are limited to products on some areas of the site.
Mini reviews are limited to products on some areas of the site.
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* rating (0 to 5 stars)
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* rating (1 to 5 stars)
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** Their mini-review interface has an 'x,' but this does not mean a rating of '0,' but in their own verbiage 'Unrated.' So the interval is 1 to 5 starts, not 0 to 5 stars. --[[User:RyanKing|RyanKing]] 11:43, 18 Jan 2006 (PST)
* ownership status ([x] I own this)
* ownership status ([x] I own this)
* negative interest ([x] Not interested)
* negative interest ([x] Not interested)
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* http://blogcritics.org/
* http://blogcritics.org/
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* author
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* author ''(review author)''
* title
* title
* publication date
* publication date
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* http://epinions.com/
* http://epinions.com/
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* author
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* author ''(review author)''
* publication date
* publication date
* title
* title
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* http://local.yahoo.com/
* http://local.yahoo.com/
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* author
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* author ''(review author)''
* publication date
* publication date
* title
* title
* description
* description
* rating
* rating
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** overall and by category
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** overall and by category [1-5]
* positive summary
* positive summary
* negative summary
* negative summary
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* rating (0-100%)
* rating (0-100%)
* tags (keywords, year, user-specified others)
* tags (keywords, year, user-specified others)
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* artist/author
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* artist/author ''(work author)''
* title
* title
* URL
* URL
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** link to purchase
** link to purchase
* appears to be loosely connected with the term "!OpenReviews" (has also referred to other efforts) which itself appears to be yet another OpenBlahBlah buzzword with no substance behind it (AKA placeholder term).
* appears to be loosely connected with the term "!OpenReviews" (has also referred to other efforts) which itself appears to be yet another OpenBlahBlah buzzword with no substance behind it (AKA placeholder term).
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==== REV ====
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==== RDF Review Vocabulary ====
* RDF Review Vocabulary: http://www.purl.org/stuff/rev
* RDF Review Vocabulary: http://www.purl.org/stuff/rev
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** Supposedly deployed in [http://trust.mindswap.org/FilmTrust/ FilmTrust]. Unable to verify by going to site.
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** Deployed in [http://trust.mindswap.org/FilmTrust/ FilmTrust], see e.g. [http://trust.mindswap.org/cgi-bin/FilmTrust/foaf.cgi?user=thejrnf user profile]
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** Extended version used for StructuredBlogging/RDF transformation (e.g. see [http://incredibooks.com/index.php/2005/12/17/the-muffin-fiend/ sample review] there's a reference to [http://structuredblogging.org/subnode-to-rdf-interpreter.xsl subnode-to-rdf-interpreter.xsl] in the source).
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** Used in [http://www.ldodds.com/blog/archives/000126.html AllConsuming Reading Lists in RDF]
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** Used in [http://www.ldodds.com/blog/archives/000087.html FOAF-a-matic Mark 2]
==== Simple-Review XML ====
==== Simple-Review XML ====
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==== Books ====
==== Books ====
* RDF schema for book reviews: http://www.amk.ca/xml/reviews.html
* RDF schema for book reviews: http://www.amk.ca/xml/reviews.html
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* see also [[book-info-examples]]
== Thoughts on a Microformat ==
== Thoughts on a Microformat ==

Current revision

Current Reviews Formats

This page is here for historical reasons only. Please go to review-examples, review-formats, and review-brainstorming for the latest on the topics covered by this document.

Contents


Contributors

This page was contributed from Technorati Developer's Wiki: ReviewsFormats)

Introduction

There have been several efforts to define data formats for posting "reviews" of products, services etc. on the Web.

This page serves to document the current list of review schemas, formats, and efforts as background for the design of a simple reviews microformat. -Tantek

Notice that author appears several times in the list below, and that it sometimes refers to the author of the review, and other times to the author of the book being reviewed. A parenthetical will be used to distinguish them now.


Centralized Implementations

Insider Pages

Customer reviews of local businesses

Amazon.com

Mini-review

Mini reviews are limited to products on some areas of the site.

Blogcritics

Consumer Reviews

Epinions

Web site or page reviews

Yahoo! Local

Restaurant

Nearlocal

Yelp

SF Survey

Zagat

delicious 3rd party

iTunes XML

review world

Dinner Buzz

Previous Schemas and Formats

Generic to any kind of review

RVW

RDF Review Vocabulary

Simple-Review XML

For specific domains

Movies

Books

Thoughts on a Microformat

Thoughts towards a simple MicroFormat subset of earlier efforts, sufficient to express 80/20.

Common review fields

See hReview for the result and evolution of these thoughts on a microformat.

reviews-formats was last modified: Friday, July 21st, 2017

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