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Re: GRDDL profile for RDF-A

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 14:10:17 -0500
Message-ID: <46549199.5060104@w3.org>
To: Elias Torres <elias@torrez.us>
Cc: Josť Manuel Cantera Fonseca <jmcf@tid.es>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, public-grddl-comments@w3.org

Elias Torres wrote:
> In short, I don't think profile urls work because not everyone uses them
> (point in case microformats). Therefore, to depend on it to find RDFa
> would be misguided. There are other practical issues, such as limited
> access authors/publishers that don't have control over the head section
> of the page. This violates one of our principles of copy and paste/drag
> and drop. It would require copying the profile and enabling on the page
> you pasted it, hence making it more cumbersome that copy and paste alone.

That explains why not rely on a profile,
but it doesn't argue against providing one at all.

> We have discussed this issue in the past so we should have it handy by
> now why we don't have a standard profile (maybe in the FAQ??).

I was advised to watch issue 28 when I asked a related question.
   http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/28
It's evidently still open.

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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