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Re: [Fwd: Using XMLNS in link/@rel]

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 13:16:46 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Ben Adida" <ben@adida.net>
Cc: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>, www-tag@w3.org, "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, "XHTML WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uqbi18umsmjzpq@acer3010>
On Thu, 05 Mar 2009 13:09:46 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> Ben Adida wrote:
>> I think that's what Steven means when he says we added a way to
>> interpret the @rel syntax without actually changing it, because there
>> *no* syntax specified other than CDATA.

Julian Reschke wrote:
> And that's what is incorrect. *Because* the syntax is a plain string  
> it's an incompatible change to define a new syntax here. Keep in mind  
> that "foo:bar" already was a syntactically legal relation value before.

Without a formally ascribed meaning. RDFa now formally ascribes meaning to  
it if you choose. Just like microformats ascribes meaning to some class  
values.

Best wishes,

Steven
Received on Thursday, 5 March 2009 12:18:47 GMT

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