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Re: RDFa is a Candidate Recommendation

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 07:17:06 +0200
Message-ID: <485C8ED2.2040702@w3.org>
To: "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, public-swd-wg@w3.org
I have also added a SW activity news:


note that the RDFa technology buttons have also been publicised now, see


Thanks to everybody involved!


Ralph R. Swick wrote:
> Now on the W3C home page:
>   2008-06-20: The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group has
>   published a Candidate Recommendation of RDFa in XHTML: Syntax
>   and Processing. Web documents contain significant amounts of
>   structured data, which is largely unavailable to tools and
>   applications. When publishers can express this data more
>   completely, and when tools can read it, a new world of user
>   functionality becomes available, letting users transfer
>   structured data between applications and web sites, and allowing
>   browsing applications to improve the user experience. RDFa is a
>   specification for attributes to be used with languages such as
>   HTML and XHTML to express structured data. See the group's RDFa
>   implementation report. The Working Group also updated the
>   companion document RDFa Primer.
>   -- http://www.w3.org/News/2008#item114
> Thanks to Shane, Mark, Steve, Manu, Michael, and especially Ben
> for getting us to this successful call for implementation.


Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
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