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Re: .htaccess a major bottleneck to Semantic Web adoption / Was: Re: RDFa vs RDF/XML and content negotiation

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:40:50 -0400
Message-ID: <4A451632.1020106@openlinksw.com>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
CC: martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org, public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web at W3C <semantic-web@w3c.org>
Mark Birbeck wrote:
> Hi Martin,
>
>   
>> b) download RDFa snippet that just represents the RDF/XML content (i.e. such
>> that it does not have to be consolidated with the "presentation level" part
>> of the Web page.
>>     
>
> By coincidence, I just read this:
>
>   Hidden div's -- don't do it!
>   It can be tempting to add all the content relevant for a rich snippet
>   in one place on the page, mark it up, and then hide the entire block
>   of text using CSS or other techniques. Don't do this! Mark up the
>   content where it already exists. Google will not show content from
>   hidden div's in Rich Snippets, and worse, this can be considered
>   cloaking by Google's spam detection systems. [1]
>
> Regards,
>
> Mark
>
> [1] <http://knol.google.com/k/google-rich-snippets/google-rich-snippets/32la2chf8l79m/1#>
>
>   
Martin/Mark,

Time to make a sample RDFa doc that includes very detailed GR based 
metadata.

Mark: Should we be describing our docs for Google, fundamentally? I 
really think Google should actually recalibrate back to the Web etc..
 

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Received on Friday, 26 June 2009 18:49:51 UTC

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