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RE: RDFa wiki

From: David Peterson <david@squishyfish.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 09:33:03 +1000
To: "'Ivan Herman'" <ivan@w3.org>, "'Ben Adida'" <ben@adida.net>
Cc: "'Manu Sporny'" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "'RDFa'" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <012f01c88499$6d12a3e0$4737eba0$@com>

+1 to mixing.

Use cases like "linking to your friends", "publishing an event", "publishing your contact information" are great!

Just what the needs to be presented to the web 2.0/microformat community.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf-request@w3.org [mailto:public-rdf-in-
> xhtml-tf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ivan Herman
> Sent: Thursday, 13 March 2008 1:24 AM
> To: Ben Adida
> Cc: Manu Sporny; RDFa
> Subject: Re: RDFa wiki
> 
> +10000! *Mixing* vocabularies is certainly one of the areas where RDFa
> rocks...
> 
> Ivan
> 
> Ben Adida wrote:
> >
> > Manu Sporny wrote:
> >> While the word 'recipes' is well understood by technical types, the
> >> community wiki needs to be accessible by the general public.
> >
> > Well, but only HTML authors will write RDFa, right? I see "cookbook"
> and
> > "recipes" a lot, especially when it's about specific use cases.
> >
> >> The tutorial section should be broken down by Vocabulary
> >
> > I'm not so sure. We're not microformats, we can mix and match
> > vocabularies. In fact, that's a *really* important part of RDFa. So,
> > while we can have some vocabulary-specific examples, I question the
> idea
> > that we should structure the tutorials along hard vocabulary lines.
> >
> > How about, instead, specific use cases: "linking to your friends",
> > "publishing an event", "publishing your contact information",
> > "publishing your music." Etc...
> >
> > Let's get out of the microformat mindset of vocabulary silos :)
> >
> > -Ben
> >
> 
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