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Re: [XHTML2] meta attribute

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 19:44:11 -0700
To: Nigel Peck - MIS Web Design <nigel@miswebdesign.com>, Jeroen Budts <jbudts@mail.be>, <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BB4F2193.2B95B%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

Hmmm... I might reword that as -

I think RDF tries to be a solution to this, a more (needlessly?) complex,
hard to write, read or understand syntax can be provided in this way and it
is rumored that some folks actually do this.

(I'm no RDF expert - is there really such a thing?)

Regards,
Tantek


On 7/31/03 4:29 PM, "Nigel Peck - MIS Web Design" <nigel@miswebdesign.com>
wrote:

> 
> I think RDF would be the best solution to this, a much richer syntax can be
> provided in this way and I believe it is already in place.
> 
> (I'm no RDF expert)
> 
> Cheers,
> Nigel
> 
> MIS Web Design
> http://www.miswebdesign.com/
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org]On Behalf
>> Of Jeroen Budts
>> Sent: 31 July 2003 21:12
>> To: www-html@w3.org
>> Subject: [XHTML2] meta attribute
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I propose a new attribute: the meta attribute, which has the type
>> IDREF (or maybe IDREFS?). It makes a reference to some meta data
>> specific to that part of the page. Here is an example:
>> 
>> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2002/06/xhtml2" xml:lang="nl-be">
>>   <head>
>>     <!-- the following is meta data about the entire page -->
>>     <meta name="author">Jeroen Budts</meta>
>>     <!-- and the following only about the quote -->
>>     <meta id="AndyQuote">
>>       <meta name="author">Andy Warhol</meta>
>>       <meta name="DC.Language">en-us</meta>
>>       <meta name="DC.Title">THE Philosophy of Andy Warhol</meta>
>>       <meta name="chapter">4 - Beauty</meta>
>>       <meta name="page">71</meta>
>>     </meta>
>>   </head>
>> 
>>   <body>
>>     <p>
>>       Het volgende citaat vind ik best wel leuk:
>>       <blockquote xml:lang="en-us" meta="#AndyQuote">
>>         The most beautiful thing in Tokyo is McDonald's.
>>         The most beautiful thing in Stockholm is McDonald's.
>>         The most beautiful thing in Florence is McDonald's.
>>         Pecking and Moscow don't have anything beautiful yet.
>>       </blockquote>
>>     </p>
>>   </body>
>> </html>
>> 
>> In this way we would be able to give a lot more information about
>> parts of a webpage.
>> 
>> Kind Regards,
>> Jeroen
>> 
>> ----------
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>>   e-mail='jeroen@lightyear.be'
>>   url='www.lightyear.be'
>> />
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> 
> 
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