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RE: Community outreach with a cheat sheet!

From: David Peterson <david@squishyfish.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 19:52:41 +1000
To: <info@weborganics.co.uk>
Cc: "'W3C RDFa task force'" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <014f01c88f27$23803380$6a809a80$@com>

G'day Martin,

Just tried it, wow, that is cool... Gives me a lot of good ideas for an
article or so :)

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 Martin McEvoy
> Sent: Wednesday, 26 March 2008 5:25 AM
> To: David Peterson
> Cc: 'Ben Adida'; 'Shane McCarron'; 'Ivan Herman'; 'W3C RDFa task force'
> Subject: RE: Community outreach with a cheat sheet!
> 
> 
> Hello David
> 
> On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 01:48 +1000, David Peterson wrote:
> > Hello Ben,
> >
> > That is what was what I had intended. I did not want to re-invent
> anything, just wanted to highlight a XFN to RDFa mapping. I was giving
> an example from the XFN microformat [1].
> >
> 
> I have a version of the RDFa Distiller That detects all XFN values[1]
> (rel@tag, VoteLinks and rel@nofollow too), in pretty much the same way
> as the Normal Distiller[2] Detects HTML @rel values, I think XFN and
> other elemental microformats like rel="tag", and Votelinks are useful
> as
> an example of how authors are already using RDFa like techniques in
> their markup and how easy it is to adopt RDFa without really inventing
> anything.
> 
> 
> 1 http://weborganics.co.uk/pyRdfa-XFN/?uri=http://tantek.com/
> 2 http://www.w3.org/2007/08/pyRdfa/
> 
> Thanks
> Martin McEvoy
> > -----------------
> > XFN 1.1
> > rel="contact"
> > rel="acquaintance"
> > rel="friend"
> > rel="met"
> > rel="co-worker"
> > - snip -
> 
> > -----------------
> >
> > My example URI (http://rdfa.info/2008/03/xfn#co-worker) probably
> stank, but that is why I am bringing it up here so I (we) can get
> started.
> >
> > The main reason I want to kick this off is for an article I am
> writing for SitePoint on how microformatters can benefit from RDFa
> whilst using what is familiar. Yahoo! will only be indexing 5 of the 98
> or so and FireFox 3 parses the same 5 I believe. So, when SearchMonkey
> kicks in there will be a lot of unhappy campers -- that is until we
> Semantify 'Em!
> >
> > So maybe XFN wasn't the best example to pick. Yahoo! will extract:
> hCard, hCalendar, hReview, hAtom, and XFN. What would be a better
> vocab?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > David
> >
> > [1] http://gmpg.org/xfn/11
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Ben Adida [mailto:ben@adida.net]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, 26 March 2008 1:25 AM
> > > To: David Peterson
> > > Cc: 'Shane McCarron'; 'Ivan Herman'; 'W3C RDFa task force'
> > > Subject: Re: Community outreach with a cheat sheet!
> > >
> > > David Peterson wrote:
> > > > http://rdfa.info/2008/03/xfn#co-worker
> > >
> > > I'd prefer if we worked on re-using existing vocabularies rather
> than
> > > re-inventing them wholesale :) But, of course, the beauty of RDFa
> is
> > > that I have no say :)
> > >
> > > -Ben
> >
> >
> 
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