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Re: RDF in SVG section for RDF/XML syntax draft

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2003 08:56:10 -0400
Message-ID: <3F2A636A.2030200@mitre.org>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

Please note that this (at DanC's request) is also covered in the Primer 
at the end of Section 6.1.  I'll try to make sure we're consistent here.


Chris Lilley wrote:

> On Friday, August 1, 2003, 1:12:04 PM, Dave wrote:
> DB> This was asked for ages ago and I drafted it but didn't send it out publically.
> DB> It's in reply to a comment of Chris Lilley who asked why we didn't point
> DB> to SVG's use of RDF metadata.:
>>>... I request (as an individual commentor) that you do
>>>explicitly discuss embedding of RDF within SVG in your document. A new
>>>section 10 "Using RDF/XML with SVG" would seem appropriate. I would be
>>>happy to help draft such a section.
> Thanks for the positive reply. I see that
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Apr/0020.html
> suggested asking me to prepare such a section, but unfortunately did
> not copy me, so i was unaware of this discussion until today.
> May I assume from todays message that the intention is to add this
> section 10?
> DB> -- Chris Lilley, http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2003Mar/0075.html
> DB> which Brian forwarded in April
> DB>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Apr/0020.html
> DB> There is always scope to expand the text below futher however my only
> DB> real issue is which SVG version(s) to mention.  Should I mention SVG 1.0
> DB> and 1.1 since both are recommendations?
> Sure, point to 1.1 as well, it says the same as 1.0 does. 1.0 was
> where the facility was introduced. 1.1 merely modularises 1.0.
> The draft text looks good and its inclusion would satisfy my requirements.
> DB> Dave
> DB> ---
> DB> Intended to go in current editor's draft of the RDF/XML revised
> DB>   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-syntax-grammar-20030117/
> DB> as a new section 10
> DB> <h2>
> DB> <a id="section-rdf-in-SVG" name="section-rdf-in-SVG">10 Using RDF/XML with SVG (Informative)</a>
> DB> </h2>
> DB> <p>There is a standardized approach for associating RDF compatible
> DB> metadata with SVG - the metadata element which was explicitly
> DB> designed for this purpose as defined in 
> DB> <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/metadata.html">SVG metadata</a> in
> DB> the
> DB> <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-SVG-20010904/">Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.0 Specification</a>
> DB> <a href="#ref-svg">[SVG]</a>.
> DB> </p>
> DB> <p>This document contains two example graphs in SVG with such
> DB> embedded RDF/XML inside the metadata element:
> DB> <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar/figure1.svg">figure 1</a>
> DB> and
> DB> <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar/figure2.svg">figure 2</a>.
> DB> </p>
> DB> ---
> DB> In references section, new informative references to SVG
> DB>   <dt>
> DB>     <a id="ref-svg" name="ref-svg">[SVG]</a>
> DB>   </dt>
> DB>   <dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-SVG-20010904/">Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.0 Specification</a></cite>, J. Ferraiolo (editor), 4 September 2001, W3C Recommendation.  This
> DB> version of SVG is http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-SVG-20010904.  The <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG">latest version of SVG</a> is at http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG.
> DB>   </dd>

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