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Re: RDFa in HTML 4

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 06:25:12 -0500
Message-ID: <48807D98.9010103@aptest.com>
To: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org



Johannes Koch wrote:
> If you want to include RDFa into HTML, you have to change the HTML DTD 
> anyway. So why not add a namespace prefixes-URIs mapping attribute?
>
> <div ns-mapping="dcterms http://purl.org/dc/terms/ audio 
> http://purl.org/media/audio#" ... >
> ...
> </div>
>
> This looks like schemaLocation attribute in XML Schema, here being a 
> list of tuples (prefix and URI). However this approach does not work 
> with default namespaces.
Exactly.  And something like that might be possible.  The good news is 
that CURIEs don't use the default namespace, so that is a non-issue.

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