Re: [RDFa] ISSUE-2: custom attributes for RDF shorthand

Ben Adida wrote:
> Hi all,
>> This email concerns ISSUE-2. A separate followup email will be sent for
> each remaining issue. Since ISSUE-2 is not very well documented in the
> tracker, I'll summarize it here:
> there was a proposal to allow for attribute shorthands for certain
> hidden triples, e.g:
> <div about="/foo/bar" dc:title="Foo Bar">
> ...
> </div>
> which would yield
> </foo/bar> dc:title "Foo Bar"
> Mark, jump in if I've described this incorrectly.
> I propose that we *not* implement such a feature in XHTML1.1+RDFa. My
> main argument is for simplicity and not having two ways of doing the
> same thing.
> (I'm even tempted to say that XHTML2+RDFa shouldn't have it, either,
> given that it starts to break away from the whole point of reusing
> rendered data as structure. But that discussion doesn't need to happen
> today.)
> What do you think?



> -Ben


Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
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Received on Tuesday, 19 June 2007 08:37:22 UTC