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Re: dave pawson corrected earl dtd

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 18:57:45 +0100
Message-ID: <03b001c21c71$dce3e440$e2b80150@localhost>
To: "Dave Pawson" <daveP@dpawson.freeserve.co.uk>
Cc: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>

> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2002Jun/
> att-0037/01-simpleEarl>

Cool stuff. The idea for a linear version of EARL in XML has been floating
around for a long time, but this is the most comprehensive schema so far.
In fact, the use of para in some of the documentationproperties is an
extension: I hadn't thought about allowing XML structures in there
(although that's an RDF grey area).

The same kind of issues raised about
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-er-ig/2002Jun/0029 apply here:
that an abbreviated syntax is not useful for the majority of people that
automatically produce EARL; that validation is the main advantage, as long
as a standard transformation is used; that consensus must be reached upon
the level of features to be included in the linear format.

Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
@prefix : <http://purl.org/net/swn#> .
:Sean :homepage <http://purl.org/net/sbp/> .
Received on Tuesday, 25 June 2002 13:58:09 UTC

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