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Re: Additional Examples for RDF/A Primer

From: Ben Adida <ben@mit.edu>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 19:39:37 -0500
Message-Id: <9587B880-0C1A-4C29-A049-DD177B8A0F4F@mit.edu>
Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>

Mark, Dan,

On the issue of expressing the foaf:Person as an extra node, one can  
use a chunk of the document, right? I believe we used that example in  
the RDF/A Syntax document [1]. It would look something like what  
follows, remembering that LINK and META are special and let you  
reference the containing node (I'm using DIVs instead of SECTIONs for  

<html xmlns:foaf=...>
<div id="person">
    <link rel="foaf:homepage" href="" />
    My name is <meta property="foaf:name">Ben Adida</meta>,
    and you're looking at my homepage.


Whether this is simpler than other proposed examples is a matter of  
taste, though I do like this use of META and LINK and having all the  
foaf information be self-contained. I also believe that specifying  
the foaf:homepage property would automatically cause, by inference,  
the proper RDF type to be applied to <#person>, correct?


[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/BestPractices/HTML/2005-rdfa-syntax
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