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Re: @rel syntax in RDFa (relevant to ISSUE-60 discussion), was: Using XMLNS in link/@rel

From: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2009 08:36:43 -0800
Message-ID: <49AAB99B.5000304@adida.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, public-xhtml2@w3.org
Julian Reschke wrote:
> The transformation *result* is RDF data. It doesn't tell you how to
> interpret parts of the source.

No, sorry, I believe that's *exactly* what it tells you. When you're
writing HTML with GRDDL (or with eRDF, which has the same indirection
property), you're saying "this is how to interpret my value of @rel."

Put another way: if you're willing to mistakenly interpret rel="foobar"
the same way in two documents that have different GRDDL transformations
(same GRDDL profile), then you can misinterpret the RDFa, too. Fine by
me. What's the difference?

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