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Re: Can Open Graph Protocol be validated by W3C Markup Validation Service ?

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 08:28:49 -0600
Message-ID: <4D2B17A1.3040301@aptest.com>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
CC: "Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, Fred Marka <fredmarka@hotmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org
If you really want your pages to validate using OGP, you simply need to 
express the pages using XHTML+RDFa.  That's the only W3C Recommended 
language that includes these attributes.  See 
http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax for details.

On 1/9/2011 7:21 AM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 10:48 AM, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)
> <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>  wrote:
>>> RDFa needed a way to specify the property designated by arbitrary
>>> elements. Overloading @name would not have been realistic, since @name
>>> already has different meanings on different elements (e.g. as a
>>> fragment identifier, as a form submission key).
>> Oh, I thought that was addressed/solved by the attribute "scheme";
>> is that not the case ?
> Not really. @scheme disambiguates names in meta @name (RDFa
> tries to solve the same problem with CURIEs, prefixing, namespacing).
> But @scheme cannot distinguish between utterly different meanings of
> @name itself: it only applies to one of those meanings.
>
> --
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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