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Re: Warning validating with HTML 4.01+RDFa 1.1

From: Andrea Urbini <andrea.urbini@unifi.it>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 09:51:15 +0200
To: shane@aptest.com,Philip Taylor <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Cc: Andrea Urbini <andrea.urbini@unifi.it>,www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <20130717075108.E6334280012@av6.sf-csiaf.unifi.it>
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.

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