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Re: [ALL] RDF/A Primer Version

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 12:30:29 +0000
Message-ID: <43D76F65.9060101@hpl.hp.com>
To: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
CC: "'Ben Adida'" <ben@mit.edu>, "'Booth, David \(HP Software - Boston\)'" <dbooth@hp.com>, "'SWBPD list'" <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>, "'public-rdf-in-xhtml task force'" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Mark Birbeck wrote:
> One part of the problem is that the whole point of RDF/A is to be able to
> carry metadata within a 'normal' document. This means that *by definition*
> we have what could be perceived as two resources at the same URL--we have an
> XHTML document, and we have metadata for that document. Both are 'carried'
> by the same set of XML elements, but how they are *processed* depends on the
> agent retrieving them. It seems to me that the TAG work on fragment
> identifiers does not allow for this possibility, since it says that if the
> document is XHTML, then a fragment identifier must be referring to an XML
> element. (In passing this seems wrong to me anyway, since it is supposed to
> be up to the user agent to make use of the fragment identifier.)

strong agreement. (no additional argument though!)

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