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RE: The Self-Describing Web

From: Hausenblas, Michael <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 15:23:59 +0100
Message-ID: <768DACDC356ED04EA1F1130F97D29852015C4DB4@RZJC2EX.jr1.local>
To: "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: "XHTML WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, "RDFa" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>


Thanks for this. I note that I've raised an issue [1] a couple of weeks
ago regarding this TAG Note which has not been addressed [2] as far as I
know. Hopefully we'll discuss this at our upcoming telecon.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/85

 Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
 Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
 JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

>-----Original Message-----
>From: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf-request@w3.org 
>[mailto:public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
>Steven Pemberton
>Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 2:41 PM
>Subject: The Self-Describing Web
>RDFa group.
>The XHTML2 WG has noted the following paragraph from the TAG:
>"Note: at this time, drafts of the [RDFa] specification are 
>available, but  
>the media-type registration for HTML itself has not been updated to  
>reflect RDFa. As described in TAG Finding [AuthoritativeMetadata],  
>conventions like RDFa are normative only if provided for in 
>the applicable  
>specification for the media-type in which they are used. Thus, 
>for RDFa to  
>be fully integrated with 2 The Web's Standard Retrieval 
>Algorithm, the  
>HTML and/or XHTML media-type registrations must be be updated. 
>Use of RDFa  
>is in any case encouraged in the interim until that happens."
>The XHTML2 WG has discussed it, and strongly disagrees with this text.
>We don't believe that a change to the media type is necessary 
>to make RDFa  
>Before sending a reply to the TAG, I thought the RDFa TF 
>should discuss  
>Best wishes,
Received on Wednesday, 19 March 2008 14:26:33 UTC

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