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Re: XHTML2: Proposal for total separation of semantics from structure

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 09:42:44 -0400
Message-ID: <abd6c80105083006424fca7b13@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

On 8/30/05, Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl> wrote:
> Orion Adrian schreef:
> >> Nevertheless, I think it's not so bad to retain the current set of
> >> semantic elements. @role and @property allow for additional semantics
> >> and could perhaps gradually phase out the semantic tags.
> >
> > I don't think @role is appropriate here for this.
> [...]
> > @role is more unique is that is singles off parts of the document.
> You are right.
> What about @property then, which makes something an RDF statement (*the*
> language for semantics), if I understand correctly?

Well there are two pieces to semantics, property and the other is the
value (i.e. the idea/object that this links to). @property represents
which property you're working with, but not the actual thing you're
linking to. Would would have to have something else there. What
syntax/grammar were you thinking about?


Orion Adrian
Received on Tuesday, 30 August 2005 13:43:20 UTC

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