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Re: "scheme" attribute of META element

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 09 May 2009 11:14:52 +0200
Message-ID: <4A05498C.3050606@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "Chabot, Elliot" <Elliot.Chabot@mail.house.gov>, public-html-comments@w3.org
Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
>> * Appendix C 
>> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/NOTE-UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20-20081211/appendixC.html> 
>> of the W3C's Understanding WCAG 2.0 document identifies Dublin Core as 
>> one of three "[w]ell-known specifications (schemas) for metadata".
> I don't think anyone is suggesting that the folks at Dublin Core did 
> anything wrong, merely that in practice scheme="" has turned out to not be 
> necessary to mark up metadata that people actually subsequently use in any 
> significant sense. What would be useful is pointers to examples of people 
> actually using this data for a useful purpose, to solve real problems.
> ...

Again, the code I wrote for SAP many years ago relies on @scheme for 
resolving prefixes to (SAP KM) Property Names (which are XML expanded 

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 9 May 2009 09:15:42 UTC

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