W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > September 2006

Re: Number, Date, Time, Quantity

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 20:47:06 +0900
Message-Id: <5CB9953B-FCDF-4B56-81DE-F709FE249465@w3.org>
Cc: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
To: XHTML-Liste <www-html@w3.org>


Le 7 sept. 06 à 18:15, Lachlan Hunt a écrit :
> I think it's quite clear to a human reader that Jan is a Prime  
> Minister.  It's not clear from that sentence which country he is  
> from, but that wasn't indicated in original example of Tony Blair  
> either.  However, one can assume the sentence would be in the  
> context of an article that would indicate such information, or the  
> sentence could have been written more like either of these:

There are not only human readers on the Web.
There are human readers who needs a bit of help.
There are interesting applications that can be built on top of  
*explicit* semantics.

Following the case as you mentionned it, A raw text/plain is quite  
clear for a human reader.

A concrete example

Story from BBC NEWS:
Blair hit by wave of resignations
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/uk_news/politics/5319328.stm
Published: 2006/09/06 17:31:12 GMT

You will noticed that prime minister appears twice never associated  
with Tony Blair. A machine would have a hell of time to associate  
both instance.





-- 
Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
      *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***
Received on Thursday, 7 September 2006 11:48:02 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 27 March 2012 18:16:07 GMT