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Re: ISSUE-55: Re-enable @profile in HTML5 (draft 1)

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 13:43:20 +0100
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1254228200.32171.38.camel@ophelia2.g5n.co.uk>
On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 10:37 +0300, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Sep 29, 2009, at 04:47, Mark Birbeck wrote:
> 
> > My recollection of the TF's discussion around @version is that it was
> > a way to allow RDFa consumers to decide whether they wanted to parse a
> > page or not.
> 
> It seems that you failed to allow it. A quick search through http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/ 
>   for the string "version" suggests that http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/ 
>   doesn't define any processing for @version. Therefore, there's  
> nothing in the RDFa in XHTML spec that allows an RDFa processor to  
> halt processing depending on @version and fail to extract the triples  
> encoded in the document.

But there's also nothing in the syntax document that requires it to
*start* processing. So an RDFa processor can simply opt to not begin
processing, depending on whatever factors it wants.

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Toby A Inkster
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