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From: (unknown charset) Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 11:07:02 +0200
To: (unknown charset) SW Best Practices <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050624090702.GA1508@Octavius>

A post to DC-GENERAL:

On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 08:55:15PM +0100, Misha Wolf wrote:
> Date:         Wed, 22 Jun 2005 20:55:15 +0100
> Sender:       General DCMI discussion list <DC-GENERAL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
> From:         Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@REUTERS.COM>
> Subject: Re: Relation
> To:           DC-GENERAL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> 
> It is also worth mentioning Gleaning Resource Descriptions 
> from Dialects of Languages (GRDDL):
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/grddl/
> 
> "... a mechanism for Gleaning Resource Descriptions from 
> Dialects of Languages; that is, for getting RDF data out of 
> XML and XHTML documents using explicitly associated 
> transformation algorithms, typically represented in XSLT."
> 
> The News Architecture Working Party of the International Press 
> Telecommunications Council (IPTC) is investigating the use of 
> XHTML2 for expressing DC and other metadata.  We are looking 
> at GRDDL to help us with this, as we want to add lots of extra 
> information to each statement.  A fantasy example is:
> 
>    <dc:subject
>       val="scheme:code"          <!-- Value -->
>       type="scheme:code"         <!-- Concept type -->
>       qual="scheme:code"         <!-- Qualifies -->
>       parent="scheme:code"       <!-- A parent -->
>       why="scheme:code"          <!-- Why present -->
>       equiv="scheme:code"        <!-- Equivalent to -->
>       assign="scheme:code"       <!-- Assignee -->
>       conf="50"                  <!-- Confidence (%) -->
>       rel="50"                   <!-- Relevance (%) -->
>       when="2005-05-11T12:34:56" <!-- Date and time -->
>       xml:lang="en"              <!-- Refers to the Description -->
>    >Hello world</foo>            <!-- Description -->
> 
> You will see that we are thinking of placing the descriptive text in 
> the element content, not in an attribute such as 'title', as placing 
> text in attributes works against Internationali[s|z]ation.
> 
> For further information, see:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2005Jun/0102.html
> 
> and the News Metadata Framework Requirements:
> http://iptc.org/pdl.php?fn=DRAFT-NAR_1.0-spec-NMDF-BusReq_34.pdf
> 
> Misha
> 
> 
> 
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