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Re: RDFa in SKOS Reference

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 08:36:08 -0600
Message-ID: <492575D8.2020603@aptest.com>
To: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
CC: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>, SWD Working SWD <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

The name attribute has not been valid on the a element in XHTML for 
years and years.  Since RDFa is an XHTML dialect, it is also not valid 
in XHTML+RDFa.  Use id instead.

Ed Summers wrote:
> (cross-posting to public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf)
>
> Hi Sean:
>
> I ran your RDFa-ized version of the SKOS Reference through the RDFa
> validator and it seemed to cough on the use of the 'name' attribute on
> one of the <a> elements [1].
>
> Validating with xmllint produces a whole slew of these 'name'
> attribute errors. But interestingly it is silent about the use of the
> 'name' attribute in anchor tags in the previous XHTML version.
>
> If you happen to have xmllint installed you can see this by comparing
> the output of validating the XHTML version:
>
>   xmllint --noout --valid http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/
>
> with the RDFa version:
>
>   xmllint --noout --valid http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/SKOS/reference/20081001/
>
> I started to wonder if the referenced RDFa DTD [3] is missing a
> definition for the 'name' attribute on the <a> element...but my DTD
> skills are at an all time low. Perhaps I'm doing something wrong
> here...or xmlint isn't all that it's cracked up to be. But xmllint and
> the w3c validator seem to basically be in agreement.
>
> //Ed
>
> [1] http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2006%2F07%2FSWD%2FSKOS%2Freference%2F20081001%2F
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/
> [3] http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/DTD/xhtml-rdfa-1.dtd
>
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 5:18 AM, Sean Bechhofer
> <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
>   
>> I've added some basic RDFa markup to the Reference working Draft:
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/SKOS/reference/20081001/
>>
>> Editors, title, abstract, date, references. Comments welcome.
>>
>>        Sean
>>
>> --
>> Sean Bechhofer
>> School of Computer Science
>> University of Manchester
>> sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk
>> http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/people/bechhofer
>>     

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