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Re: Warning validating with HTML 4.01+RDFa 1.1

From: Andrea Urbini <andrea.urbini@unifi.it>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 15:05:04 +0200
To: shane@aptest.com,Philip Taylor <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, www-validator@w3.org
Cc: Andrea Urbini <andrea.urbini@unifi.it>
Message-Id: <20130827130507.48216280036@av6.sf-csiaf.unifi.it>
Hi. Could you give me an answer to my question 
below so I know if I correctly understand your previous answers?
Andrea Urbini

At 09:51 17/07/2013, Andrea Urbini wrote:
>Thank you Shane and Philip for your answers. So 
>currently I could already adopt HTML5 in my 
>HTML4 documents just because the HTML5 subset 
>relative to HTML4 is officialy accepted?
>Andrea Urbini
>At 19:37 11/07/2013, Shane McCarron wrote:
>>Sure.  And I am of course a big fan.  Anyone 
>>can use XHTML+RDFa 1.1 .  I was just towing the 
>>party line.  HTML5 is not done, but the HTML5 
>>subset that is HTML4 parsing rules is 
>>consistent with HTML4 and permits RDFa 1.1.
>>I will undertake to ensure that HTML 4.01+RDFa 
>>1.1 DTD is updated, but we can't take a 
>>position of recommending its use since it has 
>>been officially deprecated in a recommendation.
>>On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 12:13 PM, Philip Taylor 
>><<mailto:P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
>>Shane McCarron wrote:
>> > The W3C working group responsible for that document removed that advice
>> > in the recommendation when it was published.  That DTD is not supported,
>> > and as far as I know is not up to date.  Sorry.
>>Oh.  That is rather disappointing.  One should not be pushed into
>>prematurely adopting a work-in-progress (HTML 5) simply in order
>>both to be able to use two fully-ratified standards (RDFa and
>>HTML 4.01).  Would it not be better to recommend XHTML+RDFa 1.1,
>>as specified at :
>>linked from :
>>which /is/ a fully-ratified standard ?
>>Philip Taylor
>>Shane P. McCarron
>>Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
>Andrea Urbini
>UniversitÓ degli Studi di Firenze
>Biblioteca di Scienze Tecnologiche, sede di Agraria
>P.le Cascine, 18 - 50144 Firenze - tel. 055.3288207/234, fax 055.3288394
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Andrea Urbini
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Firenze
Biblioteca di Scienze Tecnologiche, sede di Agraria
P.le Cascine, 18 - 50144 Firenze - tel. 055.3288207/234, fax 055.3288394
Coordinamento Centrale Biblioteche
Via G. Capponi, 7 - 50121 Firenze  - tel. 055.2756559
e-mail: urbini@unifi.it
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