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Re: "Microformats, Microdata, and RDFa" - attn: Jeff and Peter!

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 15:55:21 +0100
Cc: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7C5C1C1B-587C-417C-8666-AD3C8F1BD313@deri.org>
To: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>

On 5 Sep 2011, at 19:02, Tom Baker wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 06:03:45PM +0100, Jodi Schneider wrote:
>>> -- "Though in principle extensible, the microdata schemas would require a
>>> lot of extension..."?  Was the more cryptic: "Though _it_ is in principle
>>> extensible _it_ would require..."
>> 
>> I find the "though in principle extensible" confusing here, since it precedes
>> the subject of the sentence (the microdata schemas). 
>> 
>> So I'd prefer something like:
>> 
>> Although they are, in principle, extensible, microdata schemes would need to
>> be heavily extended in order to express library information since most of the
>> required vocabulary is lacking.
>> 
>> or
>> 
>> Microdata schemes, while in principle extensible, would require a lot of
>> extension for use in expressing library information since most of the
>> required vocabulary is lacking.
>> 
>> or
>> 
>> Although in principle they are extensible, microdata schemes would need to be
>> heavily extended in order to express library information since most of the
>> required vocabulary is lacking.
> 
> All three are better than (though consistent with) what I proposed, especially
> the third.  Will you make the change?

Looks like this has been done since I'm reading email very slowly these days:
"Although in principle they are extensible, microdata schemes would need to be heavily extended in order to express library information since most of the required vocabulary is lacking."

Good choice!
:) -Jodi

> 
> Tom
> 
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