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Re: @cite (was: longdesc URLs and RDFa(

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 20:11:04 -0500
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Toby Inkster <mail@tobyinkster.co.uk>
CC: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <919562ea-b22f-452b-9a53-88302f765270@email.android.com>
In the RDFa Core spec we use bibo:affirmedBy to associate a subject in the document with an object elsewhere. My mental model for cite was like that. 

"Leif Halvard Silli" <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:

>Toby Inkster, Tue, 17 Aug 2010 23:49:58 +0100:
>> On Sun, 15 Aug 2010 18:50:41 +0200
>> Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:
>> 
>>> <blockquote id="q1" about="#q1" rel="cite" 
>>> resource="urn:ISBN:0140449132"/>  
>> 
>> This question on semanticoverflow seems relevant:
>> 
>> 
>http://www.semanticoverflow.com/questions/1198/how-to-express-a-book-quote-into-rdfahtml-use-cases
>
>And one of the answers on that page:
>
> <blockquote about="urn:isbn:978-0-521-51385-2" 
>cite="urn:isbn:978-0-521-51385-2">
>
>Here one could claim that you draw a parallel between @cite and @about 
>- it is a subject. My thinking has been that if RDFa gets native 
>support for @cite, then it should treated like @href and @resource.
>
>However, perhaps it is you who are on the right track here: @cite can 
>be seen as a semi-embedding of the quoted source. In that way it can 
>been seen as similar to @src - the @src defines a subject.
>
>Comment?
>-- 
>leif halvard silli

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