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Re: RDF 1.1 Lite Issue # 2: property vs rel

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:13:25 +0300
Message-ID: <CAJQvAuem_wP7B4HRx0x_+52UqrxeqfUvAp9OATyyJwP-ApusfQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@kellogg-assoc.com>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, St├ęphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>, Ramanathan V Guha <guha@google.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, HTML Data Task Force WG <public-html-data-tf@w3.org>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 10:26 PM, Gregg Kellogg <gregg@kellogg-assoc.com> wrote:
> I agree that it's a problem, and note that you can use XHTML with HTML5, so simple content-type detection isn't really enough.

The distinction between XHTML and HTML processing depends solely on
the Content-Type when bytes are being ingested, so you'd be doing it
wrong if an XHTML vs. HTML check wasn't a Content-Type check. (For
document trees, the distinction depends on the HTMLness flag on the

> Having different behavior for XHTML and HTML would lead to even more problems,

I think the right way of dealing with XHTML and HTML is to define the
processing on the document tree level and not checking the HTMLness
flag (that reveals whether the document tree came form text/html or
another source) at all. This is how the bulk of (X)HTML5 is defined.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 26 October 2011 07:13:56 UTC

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