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Re: RDFa, FUD and ethics

From: Keith Alexander <k.j.w.alexander@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 10:35:02 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTin7eJGnYhq6jyTYzTaHfdsT1yXeGUJYzKvKu2cc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net>
Cc: Christopher St John <ckstjohn@gmail.com>, Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>, Public RDFa <public-rdfa@w3.org>, "Clark, Lin" <lin.w.clark@gmail.com>
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net> wrote:

>> Then how about a warning along the lines of:
>>
>>  "Drupal defaults to being very open to optimize search
>>  engine results and promote data reuse. You can make Drupal
>>  more closed, but that might lower your search engine rankings.
>>  Here's how to close it up."
>
> Mmmm, I think a "warning" is not what you want, it is education, that data
> that are out there are out there, and it is a good thing. If you want privacy,
> you need more semweb tech (webid, trust networks, etc), not less.
>

+1
Allowing people to "turn off" RDFa seems sort of like giving them the
option to render their pages as jpeg instead of HTML ...
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