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Re: Question about RDF in XHTML 1.0

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 19:07:08 -0500
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Luca Mascaro <info@lucamascaro.info>, Ian Davis <iand@internetalchemy.org>, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Message-ID: <20060222000708.GB22668@postdiluvian.org>

* Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> [2006-02-21 10:16-0600]
> 
> On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 16:11 +0100, Steven Pemberton wrote:
> > Luca Mascaro wrote:
> > > have you considered the possibility to use class
> > > attribute for embedding RDF in XHTML 1.0 or 1.1?
> > > 
> > > For example:
> > > 
> > > <html xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/">
> > >   <head>
> > >     <title>Document</title>
> > >   </head>
> > >   <body>
> > >     <p><cite class="dc:author">Luca Mascaro</cite> is a user interface
> > > developer.</p>
> > > ..</body>
> > > </html>
> > > 
> > > The CSS 3.0 specification introduce the namespace in CSS
> > 
> > Unfortunately CSS3 doesn't support namespaces in attribute values, nor 
> > does XHTML 1.* allow namespaced values in @class, so my personal view is 
> > that we should keep our hands off of the class attribute, and leave it 
> > to the uses it has today.
> 
> It's reasonably straightforward to use the class attribute with GRDDL
> to produce dc:author triples... er... actually, it's dc:creator, no?

Yup, it's dc:creator

Dan
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