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Re: Data blocks, not marked up content

From: Lin Clark <lin.w.clark@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 15:50:58 +0100
Message-ID: <CACho_AspBXQk5SmYCLA+UWTLo=5piCyRi4R46fJhJGobvBDSpg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>
Cc: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, public-html-data-tf <public-html-data-tf@w3.org>
> Another limitation of <link> and <meta> is that they cannot be nested. So
> while they are handy for adding properties to an existing item in content
> flow, they are not the best approach for more stand alone snippets like the
> ones Gavin posted, where nesting is preferable and more human friendly. To
> avoid nesting and keep a flat set of HTML elements in <head>, you could use
> @about (à la N Triples) or @itemref which would lead to
> more complicated markup.
I'm not sure I see the limitation here. You can wrap <div> or <span> tags
around the <link> and <meta> elements to nest them. The <div> or <span> is
an item, while the <meta> or <link> contain string properties.
Received on Friday, 7 October 2011 14:51:35 UTC

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