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

From: Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken <tsiegman@wiley.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:57:03 -0500
To: Jean Kaplansky <Jean.Kaplansky@aptaracorp.com>, Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Gerardo Capiel <gerardoc@benetech.org>
CC: Dave Cramer <Dave.Cramer@hbgusa.com>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C274A5503C851E43A8ED400AC86E0285036A8F8B99@SOM-MB.wiley.com>
Agreed. Perhaps we should first have an internal discussion about epub-type (or whatever we choose to call it) extension to HTML?

Tzviya Siegman * Senior Content Technology Specialist * Wiley Content Management * John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jean Kaplansky [mailto:Jean.Kaplansky@aptaracorp.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 9:53 AM
To: Bill Kasdorf; Ivan Herman; Gerardo Capiel
Cc: Dave Cramer; W3C Digital Publishing IG
Subject: Re: [Moderator Action] Re: [metadata] What do publishers need to know?

+1 I would like to know schema.orgšs perspective, too.

On 2/5/14, 9:50 AM, "Bill Kasdorf" <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com> wrote:

>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
>-----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?
>Gerardo, all,
>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.
>On 04 Feb 2014, at 20:34 , Gerardo Capiel <gerardoc@benetech.org> wrote:
>> This link may be useful regarding whether to use microdata, RDFa, etc:
>> http://schema.org/docs/faq.html#14
>> We're using microdata on Bookshare:
>> http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets?q=https%3A%2F%2Fw
>> w
>> w.bookshare.org%2Fbrowse%2Fbook%2F162937
>> Gerardo
>> Gerardo Capiel
>> VP of Engineering
>> benetech
>> 650-644-3405 - Twitter: @gcapiel - GPG: 0x859F11C4 Fork, Code, Do 
>> Social Good: http://benetech.github.com/
>> 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?
>>> 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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