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Re: RDFa Use Cases and Primer Working Drafts - Comments Welcome!

From: <ben@hedrington.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 16:01:31 -0500 (CDT)
Message-ID: <15308.198.22.123.104.1176843691.squirrel@www.hedrington.com>
To: "Ben Adida" <ben@adida.net>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

This would be a huge win for the future of HTML to extend and enrich what
our client browsers can do with our markup.

+1

-Ben Hedrington


On Tue, April 17, 2007 9:45 am, Ben Adida wrote:
>

>
> Dear Semantic Web and HTML communities,
>
>
> We invite you to read and send any feedback on the latest RDFa Use Cases
> and Primer working drafts, linked below.
>
> RDFa is a syntax for embedding RDF triples in HTML (currently XHTML
> only, though hopefully HTML, too), with a few important principles:
>
> 1) All the goodness of RDF (extensibility, modularity, granularity of
> reuse, etc...)
>
> 2) DRY: what is rendered in HTML can be reused to form the RDF triples
>
>
> 3) In-Context, aka Copy-and-Paste: a chunk of HTML should be fully
> self-contained with respect to the structure it expresses. This is
> particularly useful for web widgets, user agents that enable contextual
> "right-click for more information," etc.
>
>
> For those familiar with microformats, RDFa and microformats have certain
> common goals. The core difference is that RDFa is mainly concerned with
> letting anyone create, use, and extend vocabularies thanks to a single
> unifying syntax. We are also working to integrate microformats into the
> RDFa toolset using GRDDL [1].
>
>
> The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group has recently published working
> drafts of the RDFa Use Cases and Primer:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-rdfa-scenarios/
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-rdfa-primer/
>
>
> We invite you to send comments on these drafts to our mailing list:
>
>
> public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org
>
> The detailed RDFa Syntax is in the works, and should be available in
> working draft form in June.
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> -Ben Adida
> ben@adida.net / ben@creativecommons.org
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/grddl/
>
>
>
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