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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: [metadata] What do publishers need to know?

From: Cramer, Dave <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:55:16 -0500
To: Jean Kaplansky <Jean.Kaplansky@aptaracorp.com>, Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Gerardo Capiel <gerardoc@benetech.org>
CC: "Cramer, Dave" <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CF17BAB6.46BCB%david.cramer@hbgusa.com>
As long as we're talking about guest speakers who work with metadata
specs, can we have Manu Sporny too? He's already presented to the group in
Shenzhen.


Dave



On 2/5/14 9:52 AM, "Jean Kaplansky" <Jean.Kaplansky@aptaracorp.com> wrote:

>+1 I would like to know schema.org©ös perspective, too.
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>On 2/5/14, 9:50 AM, "Bill Kasdorf" <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com> wrote:
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>>I would love to see that happen, Ivan. Markus' and Liza's call,
>>obviously, but having him be the focus for an upcoming meeting would be a
>>great idea, imo. And btw I hope if it happens it's a meeting I don't have
>>to miss!--Bill K
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Ivan Herman [mailto:ivan@w3.org]
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:52 AM
>>To: Gerardo Capiel
>>Cc: Dave Cramer; W3C Digital Publishing IG
>>Subject: Re: [Moderator Action] Re: [metadata] What do publishers need to
>>know?
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>>Gerardo, all,
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>>I have not read the articles yet, but just a side note. One of the public
>>faces of Schema.org is Dan Brickley, with whom I/we have excellent
>>personal as well as professional contacts (he is co-chairing another
>>Working Group where I am the staff contact). If necessary/important, I
>>can invite him to one of our meetings to give us the schema.org
>>perspective.
>>
>>Ivan
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>>On 04 Feb 2014, at 20:34 , Gerardo Capiel <gerardoc@benetech.org> wrote:
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>>> This link may be useful regarding whether to use microdata, RDFa, etc:
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>>> http://schema.org/docs/faq.html#14

>>>
>>> We're using microdata on Bookshare:
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>>> http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets?q=https%3A%2F%2Fww

>>> w.bookshare.org%2Fbrowse%2Fbook%2F162937
>>>
>>> Gerardo
>>>
>>> Gerardo Capiel
>>> VP of Engineering
>>> benetech
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>>> 650-644-3405 - Twitter: @gcapiel - GPG: 0x859F11C4 Fork, Code, Do
>>> Social Good: http://benetech.github.com/
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>>> On Feb 4, 2014, at 10:53 AM, "Cramer, Dave" <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>
>>>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> A major source of confusion for the newcomer is the multiplicity of
>>>>standards and concepts involved in adding metadata to HTML. It's easy
>>>>to be disoriented by RDF, RDFa and RDFa Lite. I always confuse
>>>>microformats and microdata. Is a friend of a friend a turtle or an owl?
>>>>And is it really namespaces all the way down?
>>>>
>>>> More concretely, Microformats and RDFa Lite appear to be nearly
>>>>identical in functionality. Reading about the politics surrounding
>>>>these specs does not fill me with confidence[1]. If  WHATWG, W3C and
>>>>IDPF can't sort this out, what are we supposed to do?
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>>>> I think this interest group could do an immense amount of good if it
>>>>could educate the publishing community about the principles and
>>>>practices of the semantic web. What do we need to know?
>>>>
>>>> Dave
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Nov/0180.html

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>>Digital Publishing Activity Lead
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