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Re: RDFa Syntax Document Ready for Review

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 07:48:35 -0500
Message-ID: <46F903A3.5070200@aptest.com>
To: Kamil Trebunia <ffreak@gmail.com>
CC: RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

That's actually an error in the spec - a hold over from XHTML 2 work.  I 
will correct it.  Thanks!


Kamil Trebunia wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
>> Note that:
>> <head>
>>     <title>My Life and Times</title>
>> </head>
>> is just a shorthand for:
>> <head>
>>     <meta property="title">My Life and Times</meta>
>
> Because of this 'title' element should have the same or nearly the same
> set of attributes as 'meta' element have.
> It is especially important in XHTML1.1 which is supposed to work in 
> todays
> browsers. 'title' element without @property breaks paradigm of DRY that
> drives RDFa creation, for example:
>
>      <title>My Life and Times</title>
>      <meta property="dc:title" content="My Life and Times" />
>
> It clearly demonstrates that I have to duplicate content here - it is
> totaly unnecessary. The quote form the beginning tells us that:
>
>      <title property="dc:title">My Life and Times</title>
>
> should be equivalent to:
>
>      <meta property="title dc:title">My Life and Times</meta>
>
> But it's not. Is there a clear reason to not make it work this way?
>
>
> Pozdrawiam,
> Kamil Trebunia.
>

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