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Re: Why bound prefixes are an anti-pattern in language design

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 22:48:53 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0908071348s33c348dcya11fd2a3bc8d675a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Martin McEvoy <martin@weborganics.co.uk>, Othar Hansson <othar@othar.com>, RDFa Developers <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
2009/8/7 Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>:

> Microdata (in HTML5) has unambiguity and consistency without sacrificing
> the ease of use, at least not from the use of prefix binding mechanisms.

I honestly hope you are right - but the evidence I've seen so far
suggests microdata is a cargo cult rendition of RDF.

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