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Re: New web app to automatically mark up sites with RDFa

From: Micah Dubinko <mdubinko@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 14:58:09 -0700
Message-ID: <47E42F71.7000702@yahoo-inc.com>
To: David Peterson <david@squishyfish.com>
CC: "'Ben Adida'" <ben@adida.net>, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org

What do you all think about the quality of the generated RDFa? I have 
only a single data point [1] (from the article), and wasn't impressed.

-m

[1] http://marshallk.com/?overrideUserAgent=true

David Peterson wrote:
> No, not working for them. Just came across this via the Web. I definitely
> think a chat by you would go a long way.
>
> I agree that it was a bit convoluted and the idea of serving two versions is
> *way* off base.
>
> Good start though...
>
> Cheers,
>
> David
>
>
>   
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf-request@w3.org [mailto:public-rdf-in-
>> xhtml-tf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ben Adida
>> Sent: Saturday, 22 March 2008 2:46 AM
>> To: David Peterson
>> Cc: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: New web app to automatically mark up sites with RDFa
>>
>>
>> David Peterson wrote:
>>     
>>> Automatically making your site readable by semantic search engines. A
>>>       
>> web
>>     
>>> service to add RDFa easily to your own site [1].
>>>       
>> Great news!
>>
>> I played around with it a bit. It seems like it could be made simpler:
>> select fields, then re-output the HTML+RDFa that folks can just copy
>> and
>> paste into their sites.
>>
>> No PHP, just static stuff. *That* would be super useful, and there's no
>> need to serve different markup for humans and machines. In fact, you
>> *want* to serve RDFa to humans, so their browsers can help you make the
>> correspondence between what you see on the screen and the data.
>>
>> Are you working with Dapper on this? If not, do you have a contact
>> there
>> of someone we can talk to? Dapper folks, if you're lurking, I'm close
>> to
>> your SF office, I'm happy to drop by :)
>>
>> -Ben
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