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Fwd: Meta tags in HTML documents

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 10:35:44 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTin8UaMT-bfKcQDICqJjg5Ad1IqxgJ3Q9OyDpm6p@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
I've seen a few people ask "why not name= in the header?"; any plans
to change this in 1.1? Or a nice link I can point people at that
explains the reasoning?

Dan


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: corerymwamba <corey.mwamba@googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 4:37 PM
Subject: Re: Meta tags in HTML documents
To: Open Graph Protocol <open-graph-protocol@googlegroups.com>




On Apr 24, 2:11 am, Mark Kinsey <mkin...@facebook.com> wrote:
> We based themetatags of the RDFa syntax (http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/
> REC-rdfa-syntax-20081014/#col_Metainformation), which uses 'property'.
> We don't currently have any plans to support 'name'.
>
> While I understand the desire to produce valid HTML, we made the
> design decision that simple tags were a valuable tradeoff.
>

It's a shame that "name" isn't supported - I can't see why "property"
is simpler than "name". Can you explain?

Cheers,

Corey
Received on Tuesday, 22 June 2010 08:36:18 GMT

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