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Re: schema.org+Microdata: additional namespaces?

From: Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:58:47 -0400
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To: Cord Wiljes <cwiljes@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 5:36 AM, Cord Wiljes <
cwiljes@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote:

>  Am 08.09.2012 00:02, schrieb Stéphane Corlosquet:
>
> Schema.org offers a work around for that via the additionalType property:
> "An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific
> types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a
> relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa
> syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute
> - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding
> of extra types, in particular those defined externally." - you can see it
> on all schema.org type pages, e.g. http://schema.org/Person
>
>
> As RDFa is more advanced than Microdata: Would it make sense to use
> Microdata for schema.org and mix it with RDFa for other vocabularies
> (like Dublin Core, Good Relations,...)?
>

While you technically could do that, I concur with Martin and would use one
syntax only.

Steph.
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