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Re: @about/@instanceof discussion

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2007 16:56:00 +0100
Message-ID: <472B4890.8080307@w3.org>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
You win:-) and I stand corrected:-)

Ivan

Ben Adida wrote:
> Ivan Herman wrote:
>> And, in fact, that is the point. I believe (no proof, though) that we
>> _can_ express anything we really want in RDFa whichever way we move with
>> @instanceof
> 
> Not entirely true, I think.
> 
> Try to express the following:
> 
> "I know a person named Ralph"
> 
> with Manu's rules and a true unnamed bnode... remember you were the one
> who brought up a version of this use case with BibTex authors for which
> you didn't want to have provide a URI.
> 
> Here's how I would write it with my rules. Note that I'm using what I
> consider to be *clear* markup rather than *minimal* markup. I never want
> to actually use every attribute on a single element if I can help it:
> 
> ========
> <div about="#me">
> 
>   <div rel="foaf:knows" instanceof="foaf:Person">
>      <span property="foaf:name">Ralph</span>
>   </div>
> 
> </div>
> ========
> 
> 
> -Ben

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