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Re: Warning validating with HTML 4.01+RDFa 1.1

From: Shane McCarron <ahby@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:09:18 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOk_reFszu-AiAcJMSSxDWvZFKJJcLf4hUAL=xDZ6fuVCZPNpw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrea Urbini <andrea.urbini@unifi.it>
Cc: Philip Taylor <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, www-validator@w3.org
Yes, that's a fine strategy.


On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 8:05 AM, Andrea Urbini <andrea.urbini@unifi.it>wrote:

>  Hi. Could you give me an answer to my question below so I know if I
> correctly understand your previous answers?
> Thanks
> 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?
> Regards
> 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 <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 :
>         http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/REC-xhtml-rdfa-20120607/
> linked from :
>         http://www.w3.org/standards/techs/html#w3c_all
> 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
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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
>  http://www.sba.unifi.it
>



-- 
Shane P. McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 16:09:46 UTC

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