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Re: XML+RDFa Document Conformance

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:39:52 -0500
Message-ID: <4F7B5208.8090308@aptest.com>
To: public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
Sorry for the delay - I was thinking...

On 4/2/2012 11:13 PM, Grant Robertson wrote:
> In RDFa Core 1.1, Section 4.3, first paragraph: You mention HTML+RDFa and
> XHTML+RDFa as examples of document types that have RDFa integrated into
> them. You then mention that the spec "does define processing rules for
> generic XML documents..." and then list two criteria for those "generic XML
> documents."  In the second half of that section, you say, "When an RDFa
> Processor processes an XML+RDFa document, it does so via the following
> initial context." Now, in this sentence, does "XML+RDFa document" mean the
> same thing as "generic XML document" did in the first paragraph? In other
> words:
> A) Does an XML+RDFa document have to meet the two criteria listed in the
> first half of the section?


> B) Are all "generic XML documents" processed starting with the initial
> context listed in the second half of the section?


> Finally:
> C) Do HTML+RDFa documents begin processing with that same initial context,
> even though they are not, technically, XML documents, generic or otherwise?

NO.  HTML+RDFa documents have their own intial context (defined in the 
HTML+RDFa spec).  This includes the XML+RDFa initial context.


Shane McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
+1 763 786 8160 x120
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