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Re: Official Response to ISSUE-119 from RDF Web Apps WG

From: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 21:42:33 +0100
Message-ID: <CADjV5jdnBm3Q2Yi2=0m0HWVj5fS6MJLE-Fj1AphkV7zJ2phO0Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Hi Manu,

Thank you. I find the decision made by the group acceptable, of course.

Best regards,
Niklas


2012/2/26 Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>:
> Hi Niklas,
>
> Thank you for your public feedback on the RDFa 1.1 documents. This is an
> official response from the RDF Web Apps WG to your Last Call issue
> before we enter the Candidate Recommendation phase for the RDFa 1.1
> specifications.
>
> Your issue was tracked here:
>
> https://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/track/issues/119
>
> Explanation of Issue
> --------------------
>
> You had been concerned that the use of @about in RDFa Lite 1.1 was
> problematic as the attribute had a variety of advanced usages that may
> confuse Web authors using RDFa Lite 1.1. You had requested that the
> Working Group consider using the @resource attribute in place of @about
> in RDFa Lite 1.1.
>
> You went into detail about these concerns here:
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdfa-wg/2011Nov/0119.html
>
>
> Working Group Decision
> ----------------------
>
> The Working Group ultimately agreed with you and made the following
> resolution:
>
> RESOLVED: Replace @about with @resource in RDFa Lite 1.1.
>
> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/meetings/2012-02-23#resolution_4
>
> We had foreseen that this change might happen during this Last Call
> period and had placed an issue marker in the document noting that this
> change may be made:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-lite/#about
>
> Thus, the change is regarded as non-substantive and RDFa Lite will not
> need to go through another Last Call because of this change.
>
> Feedback
> --------
>
> Since this is an official Working Group response to your issue, we would
> appreciate it if you responded to this e-mail and let us know if the
> decision made by the group is acceptable to you as soon as possible.
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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