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Re: Request to publish HTML+RDFa (draft 3) as FPWD

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 14:09:11 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0909221409n4abf8e79w4d97cc312d8222df@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 2:02 PM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
> Sure, but if you have a DOM, what do you do? One solution is certainly
> to say that "If you have a DOM, there is no way to extract RDFa data".
> This is certainly a possibility, but it does mean that it's impossible
> to
> ... to build a RDFa implementation in javascript, as javascript is
> handed a DOM. I don't know if javascript implementations of RDFa is
> something that's considered important.
> Its important.  There is already at least one.  Works great.  There is also
> a JS library that does CURIE processing - sort of a support library for
> things like RDFa and @role and XML Events 2.  Anyway, you should check out
> the implementations page at http://rdfa.info/rdfa-implementations/ and the
> formal implementation report at
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/RDFa/implementation-report/

I tried to look at the implementation, but it's quite a lot of
javascript. What method does it use to do prefix mapping? And what
specification paragraph(s) does it rely on to determine that this is
the correct way to do it?

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 22 September 2009 21:10:14 UTC

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