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Re: PROPOSAL: Split RDFa into two pieces--core attributes, plus language-specific 'interpretations'

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 15:49:47 +0100
Message-ID: <640dd5060705240749p5993f088mf31b6d8890a41e89@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
Cc: RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Hi Michael,

> Would it be a partition by levels [1] then?

That's an interesting document...I've never seen that before. Thanks.

Well, using the terminology from that document, I'd see it as the one
above the one you link to--modules. So, let's pretend that we call the
attribute and parsing document RDFa-core. Let's also say that we have
a document for HTML that says things like '@rel maps to @property',
and '@href maps to @resource' and '@title maps to a triple with a
predicate of rdfs:label', and so on. If that document was called
HTML-RDF (since to be exact, it's not about RDFa, but about RDF) then
we now have two modules. I would then say that RDFa-for-HTML is
comprised of these two modules--the core attributes in RDFa-core, and
the langauge-specific interpretations in HTML-RDF.

Do you think that makes sense?



PS I'm aware also that we could define the language-specific rules in
terms of GRDDL, but one step at a time. :)

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