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Re: [RDFa] issues meta/link outside of head and browsers implementation

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 08:25:38 -0600
Message-ID: <45D1CA62.2000307@aptest.com>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
CC: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, public-rdf-in-xhtml task force <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, www-html-editor@w3.org, Olivier Théreaux <ot@w3.org>

The HTML Working Group (still meeting every week, not sure what you mean 
about if/when we restart) already has such a profile in development.  
Watch this space.

Karl Dubost wrote:
> Adding olivier Théreaux,
> Le 13 févr. 2007 à 22:57, Ben Adida a écrit :
>> Which brings up an important topic: validation. It would be good if we
>> started a discussion on how it might be possible to extend HTML with
>> extra attributes (and possibly elements, although we can start with
>> attributes for now). This discussion must involve the validation team,
>> since the biggest issue for RDFa is that: it breaks nothing in existing
>> browsers, but it breaks the validator. How do we bridge that gap? How do
>> we allow for valid HTML extensions without having to push out a new HTML
>> recommendation?
>> RDFa is, for the most part, a simple proposal. The process of getting it
>> to validate is far too complicated by comparison.
> May we (olivier and I) could publish a W3C Team Note with a
>     XHTML + RDFa profile
> ala An XHTML + MathML + SVG Profile [1]
> Or maybe this Task Force could do it, though I'm not sure the previous 
> HTML WG would agree or the HTML CG.
> I do not say that it is the right solution, I'm just exploring ideas 
> for now. :)
> Olivier might jump in the discussion to say what he thinks.
> [1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/XHTMLplusMathMLplusSVG/
> --Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
> W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
>   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
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