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Re: RDFa and GRDDL and Drupal

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 16:12:45 -0400
To: Ben Adida <ben@mit.edu>
Cc: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, public-rdf-in-xhtml task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20060529201245.GD16084@postdiluvian.org>

* Ben Adida <ben@mit.edu> [2006-05-29 16:07-0400]
> 
> 
> 
> On May 29, 2006, at 10:17 AM, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> >Perhaps a GRDDL dialect that works without changes at the DTD level  
> >would be
> >more straightforward for them to pick up...
> 
> But then they would lose the in-context property of RDFa, where HTML  
> is no longer a first-class serialization for metadata.
> 
> There is an opportunity here to adapt RDFa for the real world of  
> folks like Drupal. I think we need to seriously consider it, before  
> we give up on HTML again and go to straight RDF.
> 
> >[[
> >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
> 
> This seems worse than using microformats, in this case, as there are  
> no tools that parse this.

Maybe I misundertsand your point, but FWIW Benjamin Nowack 
announced a PHP parser for eRDF notation recently, see planetrdf.com 
today or http://www.bnode.org/archives2/58

Also some comments in there re RDF/A...

Dan
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