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Re: PROPOSAL from telecon on XMLLiteral

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 13:27:04 -0500
Message-ID: <4A68AB78.7040202@aptest.com>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
+1.

I would support a relatively immediate update to XHTML+RDFa 1.1 that 
reflected this change along with the following:

XML Schema implementation
Addition of @lang throughout content model (to mirror upcoming change to 
XHTML 1.1)

Ben Adida wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> On the telecon today, Manu brought up Mark's proposal that we treat
> literals as plain by default, even when markup is present.
>
> In Manu's experience, in my experience, and from Yahoo tells me, this
> seems like it would be a welcome change. So, I made the following
> proposal during the call:
>
> PROPOSAL: for RDFa in HTML(4/5), an absence of @datatype defaults to
> plain literal, even when non-text-nodes are present in the DOM subtree.
>
> This explicitly doesn't say anything about RDFa in XHTML 1.1, because a
> change there requires a rev to the spec, of course. That said, that will
> be the obvious next issue/proposal :)
>
> So, regular members of the task force: please vote on the above
> proposal. Others, we still welcome your input, of course!
>
> -Ben
>   

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