W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html-a11y@w3.org > February 2010

[Bug 8747] Defining how a license applies to elements

From: <bugzilla@wiggum.w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 10:06:35 +0000
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1NfsPz-00025A-2i@wiggum.w3.org>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8747


Toby Inkster <mail@tobyinkster.co.uk> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 CC|                            |mail@tobyinkster.co.uk




--- Comment #2 from Toby Inkster <mail@tobyinkster.co.uk>  2010-02-12 10:06:34 ---
Not entirely sure why this is a11y-related.

However, the HTML+RDFa draft (and in XHTML, the XHTML+RDFa Rec) provides quite
a simple solution.

    <a rel="license" href="licence-uri">...</a>

Becomes:

    <a about="thing-uri" rel="license" href="licence-uri">...</a>

Where thing-uri is the thing being licensed. So, if you wish to indicate the
licence of an image:

    <a about="foobar.jpeg" rel="license" href="licence-uri">...</a>

Or, if you have a paragraph of text on a page that needs licensing:

    <p id="chunk">...</p>
    <a about="#chunk" rel="license" href="licence-uri">...</a>

etc.

Microdata is also able to provide a solution, though I think RDFa's is somewhat
more elegant in this simple case.


-- 
Configure bugmail: http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/userprefs.cgi?tab=email
------- You are receiving this mail because: -------
You are on the CC list for the bug.
Received on Friday, 12 February 2010 10:06:36 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 27 April 2012 04:42:02 GMT