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Re: Identification of RDFa content

From: Tim Finin <finin@cs.umbc.edu>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 08:05:33 -0500
Message-ID: <4545F89D.7060101@cs.umbc.edu>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Ivan Herman wrote:
> This may have been discussed before, in which case apologies. I have not
> seen a reference to it in the latest draft.
> ...
> The question: how does one discover that an XHTML file is 'RDFa-d'? The
> issue stroke me as a result of some discussions lately around the
> Tabulator[1] and Chris Bizer's announcement[2]. In both cases one can

I mostly lurk here, but this post makes me come out of my cave.  There
was a brief discussion of this back in May, see [1].  The outcome of
the discussion was, as I recall, that there was no way of recognizing
it.  Being able to discover pages with RDFa content easily will be a
big help, IMHO, in getting RDFa off the ground.  Eventually, when
virtually *every* web page has RDFa content, it won't be necessary.
But we are far from there yet and need to help the early adopters.  Tim


Tim Finin, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, Univ Maryland
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