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Re: [RDFa] issues meta/link outside of head and browsers implementation

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 15:38:23 +0100
To: "Ben Adida" <ben@adida.net>
Cc: "public-rdf-in-xhtml task force" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tnqtl9sxsmjzpq@acer3010.lan>

On Tue, 13 Feb 2007 14:57:10 +0100, Ben Adida <ben@adida.net> wrote:

> Yes, we've seen this, too, which is why all of the examples no longer
> use LINK and META outside of the HEAD.
>
> Basically, we're working on having all of RDFa implementable using only
> extra attributes, since such extra attributes are supposed to be ignored
> by browser, as per the HTML spec, and in fact other tools (the Dojo
> toolkit) use custom attributes already and the browsers don't mind.

Ha! I'd missed that. Good idea.

How about:

<p>
    <span role="meta" property="title">XHTML<sup>tm</sup> Basic</span>
    ...
</p>

and

<p>
    <span role="link" rel="index" href="p-index.html"/>
    ...
</p>

These then take the special rules about the 'about' being the parent  
element.

Steven
Received on Wednesday, 14 February 2007 14:38:31 GMT

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