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Re: Support for the <data> element

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2011 12:05:31 +0200
Cc: RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>, HTML Data Task Force WG <public-html-data-tf@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7F7015C2-D786-4C5D-AD74-2FA1A245F0C6@w3.org>
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>

I have added a new issue to the RDFa tracker:



On Oct 29, 2011, at 11:37 , Jeni Tennison wrote:

> Hi,
> You may already be aware that Hixie has resolved the issue on replacing <time> with <data> [1] and made the relevant changes in the spec [2]. The new <data> element has a @value attribute which is used to provide the relevant microdata property value [3].
> It would be great if it were possible for RDFa to also use the @value attribute on the <data> element to provide the machine-readable value for a property. (This is similar to rdfa-ISSUE-97, which is overtaken by events.) If it were, using <data> and the @value attribute would be an alternative to using the @content attribute in (X)HTML+RDFa, which perhaps could mean discouraging the use of @content in those formats.
> What would be the best way forward to address this? Would filing an HTML+RDFa bug be helpful?
> Thanks,
> Jeni
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13240#c47
> [2] http://html5.org/r/6783
> [3] http://dev.w3.org/html5/md/Overview.html#values
> -- 
> Jeni Tennison
> http://www.jenitennison.com

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