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Re: [RDFa] XHTML 2.0 only? NO!

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 15:37:17 +0100
Message-ID: <45DB079D.3070505@cs.vu.nl>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, public-swd-wg@w3.org

Ben Adida wrote:
> Hausenblas, Michael wrote:
>> Looking at Tom Morris presentation at BarCamp London 2 [1] 
>> raises the question, why - still - RDFa is denounced to be XHTML 2-only
>> :(

Yes, I still hear this as well (I include a slide 
about RDFa in each presentation I give).

> This isn't surprising, people think extra attributes means XHTML2 only.
> There's a bright side to this, though: he likes the RDFa syntax and he
> says "if you don't care about validation...." which is exactly right
> until we have an XHTML 1.1 module validator.
>> I would like to trigger a 'RDFa PR campaign' to inform SW developers
>> that RDFa is available with XHTML 1.1, already.
> A very good point, but I would suggest holding off a bit until we have
> the next version of the Primer and at least an updated (if not
> published) version of the syntax. So, mid-March or so.

OK, but by mid March we should really start a 
publicity campaign.


> -Ben

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