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Re: embed RDFa --> embed coolness into Yahoo search results

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 16:14:57 -0400
Message-ID: <49C004C1.9090506@intertwingly.net>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Ben Adida wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> Some tests that can be passed to Yahoo!'s testing page:
>>
>>    http://hixie.ch/www/tests/adhoc/rdfa
> 
> So you have 4 tests.
> 
> - #1 contains RDFa attributes but no XHTML namespace, so I guess you
> don't want this to generate triples. But Yahoo has already decided that
> it will parse RDFa attributes in anything it can parse, including
> DataRSS, the extension to RSS they've already proposed.
> 
> I understand that you might disagree with this decision, but it's a
> decision they chose to make, not a bug.

If implementations don't follow the spec, it would seem to me that one 
or both of them should view this situation as a bug.

- Sam Ruby
Received on Tuesday, 17 March 2009 20:15:20 UTC

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