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Re: RDFa in SKOS Reference

From: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 10:54:36 -0500
Message-ID: <f032cc060811200754j6fbcbf1emb9349469be9bd9ff@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Shane McCarron" <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: "Sean Bechhofer" <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>, "SWD Working SWD" <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Ahh, so our previous version was using:

  http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd

Which I guess has the name attribute defined. Thanks for the context Shane.

//Ed

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 9:36 AM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:
> The name attribute has not been valid on the a element in XHTML for years
> and years.  Since RDFa is an XHTML dialect, it is also not valid in
> XHTML+RDFa.  Use id instead.
>
> Ed Summers wrote:
>>
>> (cross-posting to public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf)
>>
>> Hi Sean:
>>
>> I ran your RDFa-ized version of the SKOS Reference through the RDFa
>> validator and it seemed to cough on the use of the 'name' attribute on
>> one of the <a> elements [1].
>>
>> Validating with xmllint produces a whole slew of these 'name'
>> attribute errors. But interestingly it is silent about the use of the
>> 'name' attribute in anchor tags in the previous XHTML version.
>>
>> If you happen to have xmllint installed you can see this by comparing
>> the output of validating the XHTML version:
>>
>>  xmllint --noout --valid
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/
>>
>> with the RDFa version:
>>
>>  xmllint --noout --valid
>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/SKOS/reference/20081001/
>>
>> I started to wonder if the referenced RDFa DTD [3] is missing a
>> definition for the 'name' attribute on the <a> element...but my DTD
>> skills are at an all time low. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong
>> here...or xmlint isn't all that it's cracked up to be. But xmllint and
>> the w3c validator seem to basically be in agreement.
>>
>> //Ed
>>
>> [1]
>> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2006%2F07%2FSWD%2FSKOS%2Freference%2F20081001%2F
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/DTD/xhtml-rdfa-1.dtd
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 5:18 AM, Sean Bechhofer
>> <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I've added some basic RDFa markup to the Reference working Draft:
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/SKOS/reference/20081001/
>>>
>>> Editors, title, abstract, date, references. Comments welcome.
>>>
>>>       Sean
>>>
>>> --
>>> Sean Bechhofer
>>> School of Computer Science
>>> University of Manchester
>>> sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk
>>> http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/people/bechhofer
>>>
>
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