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Re: [XHTML Role] SVG WG LC comments (PR#8038)

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 08:12:16 -0500
Message-ID: <48317CB0.8070708@aptest.com>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>
CC: ed@opera.com, public-xhtml2@w3.org

Mark Birbeck wrote:
> So, my suggestion for paragraph, section, header, etc., in SVG, would
> be to use XHTML values as roles:
>   <svg:text role="xh:h1">Metadata</svg:text>
>   <svg:text role="xh:p">
>     Metadata is data about data...which is also data...kind of
>     turtles all the way down...
>   </svg:text>

I agree with your logic.  However, we have said that best practices 
require that the URI that is dereferenced for a CURIE (for roles, 
anyway) be a machine readable ontology of some sort.  Are you proposing 
we create one of these for the XHTML namespace elements?

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