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Re: Anyone able to help improve Dublin Core namespace XSLT to support RDFS RDFa?

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 13:00:05 -0400
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: public-rdfa <public-rdfa@w3.org>, Thomas Baker <tom@tombaker.org>, "hugh@hubns.com" <hugh@hubns.com>
Message-ID: <25C37783-7CA5-46F4-9706-F8E3C103DFA3@greggkellogg.net>
I'd be happy to help consult on what needs to be done. I'll try to get the environment going, but I might be more effective as a resource to help resolve issues or provide some direction.

Checking out the repo now.


On May 10, 2012, at 9:52 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:

> Hi folks
> I'm talking with Tom Baker of Dublin Core (cc:'d), about improving the
> Dublin Core terms vocabulary documentation.
> At the moment, if you try to fetch e.g.
> http://purl.org/dc/terms/creator you end up with RDF/XML
> Meanwhile there is a rich and detailed HTML document at
> http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/ that describes each of
> these terms.
> The HTML is generated using some XSLT-based tools (+ Java Ant build
> machinery etc.). Some time ago, it was posted into Github (with Manu's
> help I believe) and there was a partial effort at adding RDFa.
> Since the RDFa 1.1 work is now all-but complete, it would be great to
> migrate DC's documentation to use inline RDFa 1.1 (ideally Lite) for
> per-term documentation, so a single page could be both human and
> machine documentation.
> Would anyone here be willing to help get this done? I'm copying Hugh
> Barnes who started some work on this (Hugh - if you're interested in
> picking this up again that would be really great!).
> See https://github.com/hughbris/website for the partial RDFa fork;
> https://github.com/dublincore/website for the main branch. Tom has
> some updated config files which he could commit or otherwise pass
> along.
> If you check out the repo and have java ant set up, you should be able
> to build the HTML by typing 'ant' then looking at
> build/html/dcmi-terms/index.shtml  ... and then start to figure out
> how it's made by looking at web/xsl/html-dcmiterms.xsl
> It would be great to have DC updated for RDFa. Longer term DC is
> looking into a more complete solution for it's vocab management needs.
> The idea here is more of a quick-fix to bring DC into the age of RDFa.
> I'd try it myself but I've my hands full with schema.org and FOAF...
> Thanks for any help,
> Dan
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