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Re: Short briefing/background doc't regarding RDFa, prefixes and HTML

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2011 09:59:36 +0000
To: <Misha.Wolf@thomsonreuters.com>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5bd3n9v3p3.fsf@calexico.inf.ed.ac.uk>
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Misha writes:

> A reminder that the IPTC and its member News Agencies are using very 
> widely the IPTC's alternative to CURIEs and QNames, called QCodes.
> The differences between CURIEs and QCodes are:

Thanks.

> . . .
> -  While the creators of RDFa stated that the current mechanism for 
>    alias definition is to be considered simply one of a set of 
>    possible mechanisms, I think that it is currently the only 
>    specified mechanism.  We (the IPTC) rejected that mechanism as 
>    too verbose and created, instead, our catalog.

A brief summary of how this works, with an example or two, would be
very welcome, please.

ht
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