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Re: RDFa and GRDDL and Drupal

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 09:17:52 -0500
Message-Id: <f463c55ff700fb37b80e33f9214a36e4@w3.org>
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
To: Ben Adida <ben@mit.edu>

On May 29, 2006, at 7:16 AM, Ben Adida wrote:
> Hi all,
> I received this email from Dries Buytaert, lead Drupal developer. They 
> have interest in RDFa, though they will need validation before they 
> can release it.

Perhaps a GRDDL dialect that works without changes at the DTD level 
would be
more straightforward for them to pick up...

> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Dries Buytaert <dries.buytaert@gmail.com>
>> Date: May 28, 2006 5:06:56 PM EDT
>> To: ben@mit.edu
>> Subject: RDFa
>> Hi Ben,
>> I've been reading about RDFa a little, and I'm wondering how we can 
>> make Drupal (http://drupal.org) support RDFa?
>> Say I want to mark up a post, I could use the dc:creator attribute 
>> for the author of the post.

For example, the following XHTML:

<div><address class="dc-creator">Ian Davis</address> wrote this</div>

embeds the triple:

<> dc:creator "Ian Davis" .
  -- http://iandavis.com/blog/2005/10/introducing-embedded-rdf

>>  How would I, for example, deal with tags or categories 
>> (vocabularies)? Would technorati still pick them up?

reltag seems like a perfectly fine idiom. I haven't seen a 
transformation to RDF yet, though I imagine there's one implied by SIOC 
or SKOS.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Monday, 29 May 2006 14:17:49 UTC

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