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Re: Minor remarks on the RDFa specs

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2009 15:26:48 +0100
Message-ID: <640dd5060909120726n657a1c7ey19df096e9b50a0ec@mail.gmail.com>
To: Stephane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org
Hi Stephane,

You are perfectly right to nitpick -- they are all valid comments, many thanks.

Regards,

Mark

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Stephane
Corlosquet<scorlosquet@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'd like to ask some minor clarifications on the RDF specs. Sorry in advance
> for nitpicking!
>
> - From http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-rdfa-primer/#id84480
> "RDFa attributes validate in XHTML, using the XHTML1.1+RDFa DTD. "
>
> From reading about RDFa, I thought the default DTD was XHTML+RDFa 1.0, built
> on XHTML1.1. What is the meaning of the above sentence? Is there such
> "XHTML1.1+RDFa" DTD?
>
>
> - From http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-rdfa-primer/#id85429
> "2. Distributing and RDF document, at that URL, which defines the classes
> and properties that make up the vocabulary."
> Distributing and RDF document does not make sense in this context.
> "Publishing an RDF document at that URL..." might be more accurate.
>
>
> - From http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/#sec_3.10.
> The last paragraph enumerates the list of RDFa attributes along with their
> equivalence in RDF. While @typeof is a particular case, it might be good to
> mention it here as a built-in rdf:type triple generator. (unless you left it
> out on purpose?)
>
>
> - From http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/#docconf
> # There SHOULD be a @version attribute on the html element with the value
> "XHTML+RDFa 1.0"
> This is new to me. Was it added recently? As this is required, I will need
> to create a patch for Drupal 7.
>
>
> - From http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/#sec_5.4.3.
> "An example of an attribute that can contain CURIE and non-CURIE values is
> @about."
> I thought @about could only have one value according to [1]. The sentence
> above might let the reader think it is possible to have multiple values in
> @about..
>
> Steph.
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/#col_Metainformation
>



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