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Re: Minutes for July 30th, 2009 RDFa Telecon

From: Martin McEvoy <martin@weborganics.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 17:07:48 +0100
Message-ID: <4A79AE54.8060202@weborganics.co.uk>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, RDFa Developers <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Hello Julian...

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Martin McEvoy wrote:
>> ...
>> So something like this would be a suitable proposal:
>> <section data-pet="http://example.com/animal#"
>>         data-animal="http://example.org/"
>>         typeof="pet:cat animal:feline">
>> ...
> Nope. See <http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#attr-data>:
> "Custom data attributes  are intended to store custom data private to 
> the page or application, for which there are no more appropriate 
> attributes or elements.
> These attributes are not intended for use by software that is 
> independent of the site that uses the attributes."
but this is private to the page, data-pet="http://example.com/animal#"  
...is it not?

as for not intended for use by software that is independent of the site, 
why does that matter when the web page itself is the application? surely 
there is nothing wrong with that?
> BR, Julian

Best wishes

Martin McEvoy
Received on Wednesday, 5 August 2009 16:08:35 UTC

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