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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
http://solitude.vkps.co.uk/Code/UgcRss/?CinID=71

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 GMT

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