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RDF and Semantic (X)HTML

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 23:39:15 +0100
Message-ID: <002101c03d42$139bfe20$0c47063e@z5n9x1>
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Hi Everyone,
I notice that most of this RDF and (XML) Schema stuff (otherwise: semantic)
is for 'describing' data, but many of the examples use "pure" data, and I
was wondering what happens with more complex systems such as HTML websites?
I notice that Dan Connolly has been playing around with some examples, and
in particular RSS: but it looks like automatic generation of RDF from pages
is closely linked to what that page *links* to, rather than what it's
content is.
I know we have Dublin Core, but can anyone suggest a way of deriving a
"full" semantic description of a complex website with ease (i.e. automatic
generation)?
What this means is that HTML will be semantic, rather than just lost chunks
of data floating around. I would like to set up an entire site with full
Semantic summaries/structure, but would appreciate if someone could help me
on this point.
Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
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