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Re: Comment on RDFa 1.1 Core: Empty elements should not create literals

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 14:47:03 +0100
To: Sebastian Heath <sebastian.heath@gmail.com>
Cc: public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20100805144703.19d1950d@miranda.g5n.co.uk>
On Thu, 5 Aug 2010 15:50:22 +0300
Sebastian Heath <sebastian.heath@gmail.com> wrote:

> Empty values can be useful so I'd prefer to stick to the current
> behavior.

Empty values could still be expressed using the content attribute, so
the desire to express triples containing the empty string as their
object is not necessarily a reason not to proceed with this.

A bigger concern would be the backwards compatibility issue. It's in
the Working Group's remit to remain backwards compatible with RDFa 1.0
documents (with an exception for XML literals).

Toby A Inkster
Received on Thursday, 5 August 2010 13:47:54 UTC

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