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Re: [closed] hodder-01

From: Dave Hodder <dmh@dmh.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2003 00:19:00 +0000
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030322001900.A307@dmh.org.uk>

On Thu, Mar 20, 2003 at 09:51:17PM +0000, Dave Beckett wrote:
> Dave,
> You made a last call comment "WD-rdf-syntax-grammar-20030123: RDF/XML
> with HTML and XHTML" captured in
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#hodder-01
> The RDFCore WG has resolved
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Mar/0068.html
> to accept this comment.


Thank you.  Subject to agreement between the HTML and RDF Core WGs, this
decision is acceptable to me.  Your proposed example of:

    <link rel="alternate" type="application/rdf+xml" title="RDF Version"
        href="doc.rdf" />

... looks good.

I should state I have a /slight/ preference for using 'rel="Meta"'
instead, though.  As it stands, software agents can identify the link as
being to an RDF/XML file from the 'type' attribute; with 'rel="Meta"',
an agent could group together a disparate range of links to metadata
documents, be they RDF/XML, N-Triples, or a format yet to be conceived,
without needing intrinsic knowledge of the media types concerned.


> 3. We note further that there is ongoing coordination work between the
>    HTML and RDF Core WGs on issues of embedding RDF in HTML.

For what it's worth, the 4th Working Draft of XHTML 2.0[1] defines the
'Meta' LinkType as follows:

        Refers to a document that provides metadata, for instance in
        RDF, about the current document.

I note, of course, that WDs are evolving documents; it's possible it
could be dropped from the next draft, and/or a different approach could
be put forward.

Thanks again,


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-xhtml2-20030131/abstraction.html#dt_LinkTypes
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