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Re: @rel syntax in RDFa (relevant to ISSUE-60 discussion), was: Using XMLNS in link/@rel

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2009 13:49:22 -0500
Message-ID: <49AAD8B2.1040807@mozilla.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, public-xhtml2@w3.org
On 3/1/09 1:45 PM, Dan Brickley wrote:
>
> "Custom data attributes  are intended to store custom data private to 
> the page or application, for which there are no more appropriate 
> attributes or elements.
>
> These attributes are not intended for use by software that is 
> independent of the site that uses the attributes."
>
> Unless the site that uses the attributes is the entire Web, I can't 
> see how this bit of HTML5 addresses such a scenario...

Do you mean it won't work technically, or that it would be using the 
attributes in a way that's unintended? RDFa already uses XML Namespaces 
and HTML in ways that those specifications don't cover. What's different 
about my example?

- Rob
Received on Sunday, 1 March 2009 18:50:06 GMT

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