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Re: metadata vs. "structured data"

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 15:32:11 +0200
To: bob@snee.com, neil@oilit.com
Cc: "'Ben Adida'" <ben@mit.edu>, 'RDFa' <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.thxg7xuosmjzpq@acer3010.lan>

On Tue, 24 Oct 2006 15:19:03 +0200, Bob DuCharme <bob@snee.com> wrote:

> I realize that RDFa would be a great way to create XHTML pages of movie
> times that are readable by both humans with browsers and by semantic
> crawlers that incorporate that data into people's potential schedules. I
> haven't  heard of any theater chains looking for ways to store XHTML so
> that such data can be easily extracted, though.

Oh yes! It is called RSS. Check for instance

One of the advantages of RDFa is that you can create web pages without  
having to provide a duplicate RSS feed with the same information.

Steven Pemberton
Received on Tuesday, 24 October 2006 13:32:28 UTC

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