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Re: Information resources and RDFa

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 03 May 2006 15:19:31 +0200
To: "Mark Birbeck" <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>, "'public-rdf-in-xhtml task force'" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s8y8mtcgsmjzpq@acer3010.lan>

Two nice pieces Mark, and I agree about the need to have a separate scheme  
for URLs that aren't intended to be dereferenced. Are you proposing we  
register the meta: scheme? Of course, the nice thing is, it works out of  
the box! :-)

One comment about the Introduction article. It is not clear that  
href="#about" is meant to refer to a non-existent something. At first I  
thought you meant href="#author", but then I realised that there is no  
element with an author id either! So if I understand you, you are  
inventing a new sort of bnode here.

1) I think that the use of the name about in href="#about" is confusing  
(because of the about attribute).
2) You should explain about referencing non-existent ids.

I think that if we are going to adopt this practice, that we should also  
adopt a practice of using a naming convention so that you know you don't  
need to go searching through the document to try and find it. For instance



On Tue, 02 May 2006 19:41:29 +0200, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>  
> Since the explanation is quite long I've blogged about it here:
> http://internet-apps.blogspot.com/2006/05/information-resource-debate-and-rd
> fa.html
> I've also placed my workings and conclusions into the middle of the
> 'Introduction to RDFa' that I was already working on, and this is now
> available on our skimstone web-site:
>   http://skimstone.x-port.net/introduction-to-rdfa
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