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Re: XHTML2: Meta Data Use Cases / Requirements document?

From: Ben Adida <ben@mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 19:13:47 -0400
Message-Id: <BC7E894B-01EC-11D9-A3A0-0003939247DC@mit.edu>
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, www-html-editor@w3.org
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>


Bjoern,

It sounds like you're asking for specific schema guidelines. The job of 
this task force is not to specify one schema for everyone, but rather 
to enable people to use whatever schema fits their need within standard 
XHTML and RDF.

In your first example, I don't know of a schema for interacting with 
search engines and indexers. It might be worth defining one, but that 
would not be part of this particular group's mission.

In your second example, you probably want to use Dublin Core attributes 
(http://dublincore.org) to specify an author. I believe the Dublin Core 
attribute is Creator, with the fully-qualified RDF property 
http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/creator

Certainly, Dublin Core is not the only schema you can use, but it is a 
popular one for this type of basic document information.

-Ben Adida
ben@mit.edu

On Sep 7, 2004, at 7:49 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> The Author specifies for a particular resource that it is not desired
> that the document is indexed, archived, or in other ways stored and/or
> made available through automated database systems such as search 
> engines
> and web archives. These systems satisfy this request by treating the
> resource as if the resource had not been retrieved. -- That would be an
> example use case that is not found in the document you cite. Anyway,
> lets try it the other way round. I am implementing a software program
> that conforms to the XHTML 2.0 Working Draft that processes an XHTML
> 2.0 document and reports the title and the author of the document to
> its user. Finding the title was easy, but how do I find the author?
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