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Re: RDF in html:address

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2001 18:22:39 -0500
Message-Id: <200101052323.SAA18500@smtp1.mail.iamworld.net>
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
AG::

Would you walk through this and explain how it works?

Who is doing what to whom, blow by blow?

Al

At 05:05 PM 2001-01-04 +0000, Sean B. Palmer wrote:
>"To whoever it may concern",
>I've noticed that the usage of <address> as set out in HTML 4.01 is rather
>ambiguous. The definition [1] says "details about the author", but the
>example contains date information as well... I take the example as being a
>normative extension to the definition.
>
>Anyway, what this implies is that <address> is metadata. So would it be
>better to use RDF? Of course...but you still want to see it inline
>sometimes. So use inline RDF? Exactly:-
>
><rdf:Description rdf:about="">
>  <address>
>    <div>
>      <dc:author>
>        <a href="
<mailto:sean@mysterylights.com>mailto:sean@mysterylights.com">Sean B.
Palmer</a>
>       </dc:author>
>    </div>
>    <div>
>      <dc:date>2001-01-04</dc:date>
>    </div>
>  </address>
></rdf:Description>
>
>Triples:-
>
>mydoc.html --[rdf:Description]--> html:address
>html:address -->
>     dc:author -> Sean B. Palmer
>     dc:date -> 2001-01-04
>
>Pretty obvious I suppose, but I wanted to say it anyway...
>
>The first person to point out my main inaccuracy gets a free off-list rant
>about using XHTML m12n to add RDF to XHTML :-)
>
>[1]
<http://www.w3.org/>http://www.w3.org/TR/html40/struct/global.html#edef-ADDR
ESS
>
>Kindest Regards,
>Sean B. Palmer
><http://infomesh.net/sbp/>http://infomesh.net/sbp/
><http://www.w3.org/WAI/>http://www.w3.org/WAI/ [ERT/GL/PF]
>"Perhaps, but let's not get bogged down in semantics."
>   - Homer J. Simpson, BABF07.
>  
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