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RE: Can RDFa be used on XML: pharma information

From: Miller, Michael D (Rosetta) <Michael_Miller@Rosettabio.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 11:28:09 -0700
Message-ID: <C9EDB84D403E654CB78E37A506E406AF02457D40@ussemx1101.merck.com>
To: "Kei Cheung" <kei.cheung@yale.edu>, "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>, "Rick Jelliffe" <rjelliffe@allette.com.au>, <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
hi kei,

there is already something better than RDFa tags in MAGE-ML, the
OntologyEntry tags.  Their purpose is exactly to provide the information
to link to the semantic web.  The examples you provided from NIH are
well annotated with those tags.

cheers,
michael

Michael Miller
Lead Software Developer
Rosetta Biosoftware Business Unit
www.rosettabio.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Kei Cheung
> Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 10:56 AM
> To: Ivan Herman
> Cc: Ralph R. Swick; Rick Jelliffe; public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Can RDFa be used on XML: pharma information
> 
> This may also be an interesting way of intersecting 
> microarray (mageml) 
> and semantic web (rdfa)  ...
> 
> -Kei
> 
>  Ivan Herman wrote:
> 
> >I am sorry if I come into this thread very late. Additionally to what
> >Ralph just said, the RDFa distiller running on the W3C site:
> >
> >http://www.w3.org/2007/08/pyRdfa/
> >
> >should actually work with an arbitrary XML file, although only SVG is
> >'announced' there (which is probably my mistake). If there 
> is a problem
> >then, well... it is my bug:-(
> >
> >Ivan
> >
> >Ralph R. Swick wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>At 10:48 PM 6/23/2009 +1000, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>I see that the 2008 draft
> >>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/RDFa/rdfa-overview
> >>>says
> >>>"RDFa itself is intended to be a technique that allows for 
> adding metadata to any (XML) markup document, including SMIL, 
> RSS, SVG, MathML, etc. Note, however, that in the current 
> state, RDFa is being defined only for the (X)HTML family of 
> languages."
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>The RDFa specification was designed with the intent that other
> >>languages than XHTML could take advantage of RDFa markup.
> >>(The terminology "host language" was used in some drafts
> >>to signal this direction.)  The charter under which the group
> >>was operating was specific to XHTML, thus the wording in
> >>the W3C Recommendation.
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>So I think I will go ahead and add some RDFa markup to the
> >>>XML, 
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>By all means, reuse the RDFa vocabulary if it seems appropriate
> >>for your application.
> >>
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >  
> >
> 
> 
> 
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