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Re: RDFa 1.1 Lite

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 17:13:24 -0400
Message-ID: <4EA331F4.8040700@digitalbazaar.com>
To: W3C Vocabularies <public-vocabs@w3.org>
On 10/22/2011 02:56 AM, Ivan Herman wrote:
>> I'd be happy to spec-ify the text that is there on RDFa 1.1 Lite as
>> a W3C Note, and publish via W3C.
> O.k. That is probably something that could be done quickly.
> Alternatively, if this is something that binds to schema.org, the
> three (or four now with Baidu?) W3C members who are part of
> schema.org can submit that as a member submission. Both are possible
>  and I do not have a strong preference...

All viable options.

> Two more technical remarks:
> - I presume the answer is yes, but it was not mentioned in your blog:
> is @src part of RDFa 1.1 Lite?

Yes. Also @src has been changed in RDFa 1.1 (and thus RDFa 1.1 Lite) to
act exactly like @href, since data showed us that authors were getting
confused about @src.

> - The removal of @resource may create problems in practice _unless_
> HTML5 allows<link>  (and, for completeness,<meta>) elements in the
> body. The use cases of putting some elements somewhere else on the
> page and referring to it from several other places (the equivalent of
> @itemref in md) depend on the fact that I can make, in RDF terms, a
> reference to a subject elsewhere on the page. With the removal of
> @resource the only way to do that is via @href, and without<link>
> that means that all such links will be clickable. We may not want
> that, and that is where<link>  would come into play.

@href is allowed on every element in RDFa - that's been true since RDFa
1.0. So, I think that addresses your issue above. :)

> I know there is a bug entry to the HTML5 WG, but I am afraid of this
>  leading to yet another long discussion with that WG. Allowing
> @resource (even though it is rarely used) would alleviate that...

I think this is a non-issue... what do you think now that you've seen
the RDFa minutiae above?

-- manu

Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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