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Re: Just a small note on an RDFa usage

From: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 08:22:02 -0800
Message-ID: <496E112A.3020500@adida.net>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: W3C RDFa task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>


Wow, I was hoping we'd see this kind of JS+RDFa usage at some point, but
I wasn't expecting it so soon. That is fantastic!

-Ben

Ivan Herman wrote:
> Just for info: Talis and the University of Plymouth just published a
> nice SW Case Study[1]. There is a small detail (compared to the rest of
> the system) that caught my attention on a usage of RDFa that I find
> interesting:
> 
> [[[
> The interface to build or edit lists uses a WYSIWYG metaphor implemented
> in Javascript operating over RDFa markup, allowing the user to drag and
> drop resources and edit data quickly, without the need to round trip
> back to the server on completion of each operation. The user’s actions
> of moving, adding, grouping or editing resources directly manipulate the
> RDFa model within the page. When the user has finished editing, they hit
> a save button which serialises the RDFa model in the page into an
> RDF/XML model which is submitted back to the server. The server then
> performs a delta on the incoming model with that in the persistent
> store. Any changes identified are applied to the store, and the next
> view of the list will reflect the user’s updates.
> ]]]
> 
> (I put up a small blog on that[2])
> 
> :-)
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Ivan
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/sweo/public/UseCases/Talis/
> [2] http://ivan-herman.name/2009/01/14/a-different-usage-of-rdfa/
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