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Re: RDFa on W3C Validator

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 06:30:28 +0000
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
CC: Public RDFa <public-rdfa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C5F22304.3296%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

Slightly disagree with dc: for http://purl.org/dc/terms/ as looking at [1]
suggests to rather use dcterms: and this is based on actual usage out there.
Yes, this is only social convention, but if we wanna give good practice,
then we should take into account such things as well ;)

Cheers,
      Michael

[1] http://prefix.cc/

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> From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 21:45:49 -0400
> To: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
> Cc: Public RDFa <public-rdfa@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: RDFa on W3C Validator
> Resent-From: Public RDFa <public-rdfa@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 01:46:31 +0000
> 
> Toby A Inkster wrote:
>> The new version of the validator is now live:
>> 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2009Mar/0049.html
>> 
>> This incorporates my patch for RDFa "valid" icons. Validate an
>> XHTML+RDFa page and you'll see what I mean.
> 
> In the section titled '"valid" Icon(s) on your Web page':
> 
> The DC Terms prefix is declared thusly:
> 
> xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/terms/"
> 
> but is used like this (note 'dct', not 'dc'):
> 
> rel="dct:conformsTo"
> 
> in this block of XHTML+RDFa:
> 
>   <p about=""
>      resource="http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax"
>      rel="dct:conformsTo" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/terms/">
>     <a href="http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=referer"><img
>         src="http://www.w3.org/Icons/valid-xhtml-rdfa"
>         alt="Valid XHTML + RDFa"   /></a>
>   </p>
> 
> Suggest that the markup is changed slightly to this:
> 
> xmlns:dct="http://purl.org/dc/terms/"
> 
> -- manu
> 
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> Manu Sporny
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> 
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