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Re: AW: (regrets and schema.org)

From: William Waites <ww@styx.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:48:02 +0200
To: Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org>
Cc: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>, "public-xg-lld@w3.org" <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110622134802.GD55504@styx.org>
* [2011-06-22 07:37:47 -0400] Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org> écrit:

] I agree with this recommendation for a neutral position. I also wonder

Agreed.

] if there is a point to be made about how RDFa requires the XML 
] serialization of HTML5 while Microdata can be done in the less restrictive
] HTML encoding (as well as the XML serialization). 

Good point, correct in principle but not sure how true this is in
practice. As long as it isn't horrifically ill-formed I think you can
manage to get RDFa into and out of non-XML HTML5. In other words I
think it fails gracefully and works in practice.

Aside: I think both RDFa and microthingies are only a bit better than
scraping because of the way they mix up data and presentation and are
both a lot less convenient than just publishing proper structured data
in RDF or XML or whatever. But... Something about tilling at
windmills... 

Cheers,
-w
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