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Re: RDFa in HTML vs XHTML

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:07:07 +0100
Cc: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, HTML Data Task Force WG <public-html-data-tf@w3.org>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Message-Id: <33350DED-D7A3-43EC-929C-A2F7E0803D12@w3.org>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>

On Nov 15, 2011, at 11:09 , Toby Inkster wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Nov 2011 19:29:21 +0000
> Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> wrote:
> 
>> I think the solution is probably to add a rule that RDFa attributes
>> such as @about aren't permitted on the <html> element.
> 
> Certain RDFa attributes are very useful on the root element. @vocab and
> @prefix for example.

But that is fine. I think Jeni only meant that @about attribute.

Ivan

> 
> More useful would probably be to drop the magic @about from <head> and
> <body>. Or perhaps, only have magic @about on them when @typeof is
> found, as I believe the intention of the magic @about was to make stuff
> like this work:
> 
> 	<body typeof="foaf:Document">
> 
> without creating a blank node.
> 
> -- 
> Toby A Inkster
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> <http://tobyinkster.co.uk>
> 
> 


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