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Re: chaining-friendly rules for @instanceof

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 12:04:31 +0000
Message-ID: <473C35CF.5030003@danbri.org>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com>
CC: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Mark Birbeck wrote:

>> In the end, I don't think it is going to
>> matter that much. People are going to be using RDFa authoring tools to
>> write this stuff for them, anyway.
> I have to strongly, strongly disagree! :) (Did I say strongly... ;)) 
> This is something that I've heard so many times in other W3C groups, 
> when working on mark-up languages, and it simply never happens. 


Many a group are still waiting for the universally-appealing authoring 
tool that never arrived (see also RDF/XML itself).

We're starting to see WYSIWYG HTML editors written in HTML/.js, and 
there might be potential for editing RDFa that way, but ... people will 
see the source, for sure. And they'll copy and paste it too.

Received on Thursday, 15 November 2007 12:06:15 UTC

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