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Re: Contd: RDFa and Web Directions North 2009

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 17:58:39 -0500
Message-ID: <4995FB1F.7080908@openlinksw.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Michael Bolger <michael@michaelbolger.net>, public-rdfa@w3.org, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Feb 2009, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> I shouldn't have to switch to another language in order to express or 
>> identify concepts associated with the text/blurb in a Web page I am 
>> reading, writing, or publishing.
> Switching from English to RDFa seems like a switch of language to me. 
> What's wrong with just using English?

Does it take an attribute to make a new language? But let's say that it 
does, is that costly when it doesn't break anything?



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