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Re: [RDFa] Re: Comments on the latest snapshot of the primer (2007-02-27)

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2007 08:26:33 +0100
Message-ID: <45E92329.5040307@w3.org>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>, W3C SW Deployment WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, W3C RDFa task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Just for the records: I am happy with all these. Thanks Ben

Ivan

Ben Adida wrote:
> 
> Addressing Ivan's comments.... I've created a new snapshot of the Primer
> document available at:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/RDFa/primer/20070302/
> 
> 
>>Abstract, first paragraph, first sentence: 'are chock-full': let us try
>>to avoid colloquialisms that most of the non-English World would not
>>understand:-) (the same term reappears in the first sentence of section 1)
> 
> 
> I was certain I'd already fixed this, but I think I only applied the
> changes to the Use Case document. Fixed now.
> 
> 
>>Section 1, second paragraph: clearly, for 'messaging' reasons, I would
>>prefer not to mention XHTML2 at all. What about saying
>>	
>>	"One should be able to use RDFa with different XML dialects, e.g.
>>XHTML1, SVG, etc, given proper schema additions. In addition, RDFa is
>>defined so as to be compatible with non-XML HTML."
> 
> 
> Okay, I've added something along those lines. DONE.
> 
> 
>>Section 1, third paragraph: you say: "An HTML document marked up with
>>RDFa constructs is a valid HTML Document." and I think you will be
>>attacked on that front, won't you? I think you should make it clear that
>>it is a valid XHTML (or even, XHTML1) document. It is soooo messy with
>>HTML these days (without the 'X') that you should not open the
>>floodgates in my view. (I know this is controversial. My only motivation
>>is to avoid unnecessary turf wars at the moment...)
> 
> 
> I've clarified this, though I insist a bit more than you suggest: an
> HTML document remains compliant, even if it doesn't validate (yet).
> mostly DONE.
> 
> 
>>Section 1, fourth paragraph, plus the bulleted items: you should add the
>>xsd namespace to the bulleted items, too
> 
> 
> DONE.
> 
> 
>>Section 2.2, specification of date (I am deliberately very picky
>>here!!): the even refers to the XTech conference, which takes place in
>>Paris. In May, it will UTC+2 timezone. Ie, the value for the date-time
>>should be 20070508T1000+0200, right? :-) [I am sure this example was
>>written by Ben:-)]. The same value appears many times in the examples,
>>by the way, so all of them should be changed...
> 
> 
> Yeah yeah :) The event was actually from last year, though that doesn't
> justify the time zone. DONE.
> 
> 
>>Section 2.3, just a heads-up: I hope that an updated vcard in rdf
>>document will be published soon (pushing them, pushing them:-). I guess
>>the references and possibly the code will have to be updated when that
>>comes.
> 
> 
> Okay, keep us posted!
> 
> 
>>Section 5.1, second example: shouldn't there be an id="card" on the dl
>>element? If so, that is repeated below in several examples.
> 
> 
> It's not required, but I'm adding it for clarity (and so you can click
> on that link and go to the right place). DONE.
> 
> -Ben
> 

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