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Re: Fwd: [Wikitech-l] Proposal: switch to HTML 5

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:08:25 +0200
Message-ID: <4A59D239.1010305@gmx.de>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
CC: Sergey Chernyshev <rdfa.info@antispam.sergeychernyshev.com>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Shane McCarron wrote:
> Sergey Chernyshev wrote:
>> MediaWiki team is switching to HTML 5. I planned to work on 
>> integrating RDFa support to Semantic MediaWiki core, but now the 
>> question is, how far is RDFa from haveing something working in HTML 5 
>> namespace?
> Technically, RDFa is defined in the HTML5 namespace, since HTML5 and 
> XHTML M12N share a namespace.  So I think you are fine.
>> Can you say in a couple of words what stops people from consuming RDFa 
>> in HTML 5? in real world that is (e.g. Yahoo, Google, smaller developers?)
> In the real world there is no HTML5.  There have been a couple of 
> working drafts published.  In the real world, I would stick to HTML4 or 
> XHTML 1.  You can safely use RDFa in these contexts.  It works great!
> ...

That is totally misleading.

There is no spec for RDFa-in-HTNL. Not even a working draft, as far as I 
can tell.

BR, Julian

(and yes, I'm a supporter of RDFa, but claiming that "there is no 
HTML5", and then in the same sentence saying you can do RDFa-in-HTML????)
Received on Sunday, 12 July 2009 12:09:15 UTC

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