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Re: [RDFa] ISSUE-3 @class and @role for rdf:type

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2007 12:49:47 +0200
Message-ID: <468CCCCB.8040205@w3.org>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
CC: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org
Good summary, though:

Steven Pemberton wrote:
> Let me try and summarise the positions as I see them
> For class:
>     Used by microformats in a similar way
>     HTML Spec allows it
>     Already there, no new attribute
>     Implementations already using it
> Against class:
>     Special rule for namespaced/non-namespaced values
>     Confusion/objection by/upset for current class users
>     Used by microformats in a similar way

I am not sure why this would be counted as a counter argument...

> For role:
>     Clean start, no legacy
>     No special namespace-prefix rules; can use default namespace rules.
> Against role:
>     Potential conflict with WAI use of role needs to be resolved

My question: is the WAI the only possible conflict? What will be the
future evolution of @role in XHTML2? Is this predictable?

> For yet another attribute:
>     Clean start, no legacy
>     No special namespace rules
> Against yet another attribute:
>     Yet another attribute


> Steven


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