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

From: Elias Torres <elias@torrez.us>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 09:51:13 -0500
Message-ID: <45D321E1.8060604@torrez.us>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
CC: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, public-rdf-in-xhtml task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Steven Pemberton wrote:
> 
> 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>

Why do we need role="meta"? Is it for reification purposes, etc?

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

Why not just use the fact that @href is there?

It's snowing outside, so forgive me if I'm missing something. :)

-Elias

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