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Re: RDFa in ReSpec

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 10:55:46 -0400
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Message-Id: <C850082A-4E35-4190-A361-6D7B25C135A9@w3.org>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Spec Prod <spec-prod@w3.org>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>

On 17 Aug 2010, at 10:50 AM, Shane McCarron wrote:

> Actually, the validator DOES accept the HTML+RDFa version.  Its just  
> pubrules that does not.

Shane,

Could you tell me what text in pubrules would need changing and to  
what? Thanks for the help,

  _ Ian

>
> I will think about whether there is way to have a mode that means  
> 'add RDFa at the end'.  But frankly, I think that would be pretty  
> tricky.
>
> On 8/17/2010 9:45 AM, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> On Aug 17, 2010, at 16:26 , Shane McCarron wrote:
>>> No objection from me.  Note that in order to be valid for W3C  
>>> publication use you would need to make the default XHTML+RDFa.  I  
>>> also added XHTML generation, and it seems to work very well.  We  
>>> even published a spec the other day using it (RDFa Core and XHTML 
>>> +RDFa 1.1).
>> Ah, that's problematic because we don't know at DOM generation time  
>> whether the user will want to save as HTML or XHTML, and I really  
>> don't want to suddenly break things for people who prefer to use  
>> HTML.
>>
>> Do you think that your implementation could be made to work as a  
>> post-processor so that saving to HTML would do nothing, but saving  
>> to XHTML would include the RDFa (unless disabled)? It might be too  
>> hackish though.
>>
>> One alternative could be to get the validator to accept it, though  
>> I suspect that might take some time :)
>>
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