W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > September 2007

Re: HTML 5 and Distributed Extensibility

From: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 16:31:55 +0200
Message-ID: <7b9ad66d0709260731m24e8f5a0ie7d0516efdd413a4@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

On 9/26/07, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:
> No, RDFa doesn't actually solve anything.

How can you make a statement like that? I am working in a project
right now where RDFa solves a lot of problems for over a 100
government organizations.

> It's an over-engineered,
> ivory tower spec that was developed in the hope that some "killer app"
> would eventually come along in the future to save it.  That's backwards!
> Solutions should be developed to solve real problems in existing
> applications, not theoretical problems in hypothetical applications.

The rise of Microformats.org shows (at least for me) that there is a
need to express more in a (X)HTML document.


Received on Wednesday, 26 September 2007 14:32:14 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Thursday, 29 October 2015 10:15:26 UTC