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Re: Feedback on RDFa Primer

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 04:58:13 -0500
Message-ID: <46D7E635.3000405@aptest.com>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

FWIW, I agree that a brief explanation of what an RDF triple is would be 
good.  I came into this knowing literally nothing about RDF and was lost 
for quite a while.

Ben Adida wrote:
> Hausenblas, Michael wrote:
>> Mark,
>>> One last thing is that I think we need a few graphics in 
>>> there. I wish I could draw, because I think RDFa could be 
>>> explained visually, *very* easily.
>> I volunteer to draw, if you tell me WHAT to draw :)
> This is a good idea.
> Let's agree on the general outline and then I think the nature of the
> figure(s) needed will be much clearer.
> But let's also not do what we've done too often, which is to start from
> scratch. Let's restructure things slightly, cut down on needless
> verbiage, keep enough HTML examples, and sprinkle just enough of a
> description of RDF triples to make sure beginners aren't lost (they
> could get lost because of too little or too much.)
> -Ben

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