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Re: Test Cases for 2008-01-10 telecon

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 10:06:55 +0000
Message-ID: <a707f8300801100206v32994b91vbf42e9c6615f11db@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Manu Sporny" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: "RDFa mailing list" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Hi Manu,

On the test concerning @rel="license", though, I thought we agreed
that this would no longer generate anything? (The 'principle of least
triples' idea. :))

So the following is the only *guaranteed* way in RDFa to state a
license connection, in such a way to be sure that the triple will find
its way into the default graph:

  <link rel="[:license]" href="..." />

The syntax document does allow this to be parsed:

  <link rel="license" href="..." />

but it says that whatever triple(s) are generated from this (and they
are not defined) they must NOT appear in the default graph. The idea
is that a parser can do something with this if it likes, but it won't
affect the basic triples that are generated, so conformance across
parsers can be compared.

I proposed this a while back, as a compromise solution, since we were
going nowhere with our discussions concerning 'non-prefixed @rel
values'. Obviously it's not ideal, but it does have the redeeming
features that (a) it doesn't preclude a better solution being found in
the future, and (b) parsers are still free to generate triples for the
simpler mark-up if they want, provided they don't put them in the
default graph.



On 10/01/2008, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> We should knock these test cases out at the telecon tomorrow. They
> shouldn't take any time to go through, nothing exciting, just tying up
> some loose ends:
> Test Case #74: @resource with relative URL using XHTML BASE in HEAD
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf/2008Jan/0096.html
> Test Case #75: @href with relative URL using XHTML BASE in HEAD
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf/2008Jan/0097.html
> Test Case #76: using new XHTML+RDFa reserved word in BODY using @rel, no
> @about
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf/2008Jan/0101.html
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny
> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Intro to the Semantic Web in 6 minutes (video)
> http://blog.digitalbazaar.com/2007/12/26/semantic-web-intro

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