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Re: Do the following examples generate any triples?

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2008 06:55:52 -0600
Message-ID: <4784C458.4090406@aptest.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

XHTML-RDFa is based upon XHTML 1.1, not 1.0.  And the group resolved to 
permit @href everywhere because it enabled many use cases and didn't 
break anything.  Ben or Ralph can no doubt cite the resolution.

Ivan Herman wrote:
> Shane McCarron wrote:
>> I have stayed silent through this whole debate 'cause I am basically 
>> not qualified to debate how many angels can dance on the head of this 
>> particular pin.  However, one thing you said here, Ivan, I felt I 
>> needed to correct / expand upon:
>> Ivan Herman wrote:
>>> (Note that this may be considered as a mild edge case, too: after 
>>> all, @href can appear on <a> only in XHTML1)
>> Well - regardless of what is permitted in XHTML1, by which I assume 
>> you mean XHTML 1.0, in XHTML + RDFa @href is allowed everywhere, more 
>> or less.  So as we think about triple generation, we need to keep 
>> that in mind.
> Really? I thought we decided that would not be the case some point in 
> the past (I remember long debates about this) when we introduced 
> @resource. The logic being to minimize the differences between 
> XHTML1.0 and XHTML+RDFa to what is strictly necessary. But I may be 
> wrong.
>> I now return you to your regularly scheduled technical debate.
> :-)
> Ivan

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