Re: Request to publish HTML+RDFa (draft 3) as FPWD

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Toby Inkster <> wrote:
> On 22 Sep 2009, at 21:50, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Jonas Sicking <> wrote:
>> >Sure, but if you have a DOM, what do you do? One solution is certainly
>>> to say that "If you have a DOM, there is no way to extract RDFa data".
>>> This is certainly a possibility, but it does mean that it's impossible
>>> to
>> ... to build a RDFa implementation in javascript, as javascript is
>> handed a DOM. I don't know if javascript implementations of RDFa is
>> something that's considered important.
> I know of at least three Javascript implementations of RDFa parsers that
> each use the DOM:
> * The Operator add-on for Firefox
> * Jeni Tennison's rdfQuery library, based on jQuery
> * Ben Adida's implementation
>  <>
> If, as you say, RDFa implementations "can't" use the DOM, it appears this is
> more of a "theoretical can't" rather than a "practical can't".

The question is if there's a defined precise way to do it. As I
showed, there are at least 5 different ways to do it, which one is

I think I found the code that extracts prefix mappings, and it appears
that it uses method 3. So my question is, why is this more correct
than any of the other 4 methods i proposed?

/ Jonas

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