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[Bug 7670] Use of prefixes is too complicated for a Web technology

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--- Comment #26 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  2009-09-20 17:23:38 ---
(In reply to comment #25)
> Google and Yahoo! are cited by RDFa advocates as notable RDFa consumers. (I
> gather Drupal is a producer rather than consumer.) Google has more general
> search market share that Y!, but of course their relative order in market share
> in "RDFa"-enabled search could be reversed.

General purpose search engines are just one of many potential consumers.

> > And just because they screwed up the spec needs to change?
> 
> No, not just because of that. However, when Google "will deviate from the
> standard" on the point of prefix-based indirection, maybe there's something
> wrong with prefix-based indirection.

That discussion is fresh, let's see where it goes. It appears to me that you're
jumping to conclusions, just because the current information seems to support
your world-view.

Another way to jump to conclusions would be to throw out Microdata and include
RDFa -- after all, the "market leader" supports the latter but not the former,
right?


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