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Re: rNews RDFa in BBC News

From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 07:25:25 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <1358954725.63680.YahooMailNeo@web122902.mail.ne1.yahoo.com>
To: Jeremy Tarling <jeremy.tarling@bbc.co.uk>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Aren't resource and typeof attributes of the <title> or <html> (not the <head>) ?  The BBC can serve the customers or feed the Google, but not both.  

 From: Jeremy Tarling <jeremy.tarling@bbc.co.uk>
To: public-lod@w3.org 
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 2:27 AM
Subject: rNews RDFa in BBC News
Hello all

I am working with BBC News on implementing some RDFa in article pages on http://www.bbc.co.uk/news. rNews seems like the best candidate for us in terms of expressiveness and wider adoption, so I am thinking, as a first iteration, we will add something like this to article pages:

<head prefix="rnews: http://iptc.org/std/rNews/2011-10-07#"
resource="{published URL}"
<meta property="rnews:headline" content="{headline}"/>
<meta property="rnews:description" content="{description}"/>
<meta property="rnews:thumbnailUrl" content="{thumbnail URL}"/>
<meta property="rnews:datePublished" content="{date published}"/>
<meta property="rnews:creator" content=">"/>

We are currently working on an internal project to identify the real-world concepts mentioned in our stories and associate them back with the published article; when this is available we will add the following:

<meta property="rnews:about" content="{GUID for person/place/organisation}"/>
<meta property="rnews:mentions" content="{GUID for person/place/organisation} "/>

Separately we will publish the BBC GUIDs we have created for person/place/organisations with sameAs links towikidata/freebase/dbpedia.

Does anyone see any problems with this approach?



Jeremy Tarling
Data Architect, BBC News
4th Floor New Broadcasting House
London W1A 1AA
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 15:25:57 UTC

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