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Re: HTML5 Polyglot spec and RDFa

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Sat, 09 Oct 2010 17:58:31 +0100
Message-ID: <4CB09F37.6080805@webr3.org>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
CC: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Shane McCarron wrote:
> On 10/9/2010 11:12 AM, Nathan wrote:
>> sorry, but immediately this screams of no-benefit to me, that's just a 
>> non-problematic-CURIE with the colon removed - and that we'd be better 
>> just to stick to
>>
>>   rel="foaf:Agent"
>>   rel="owl:agent"
>>
>> and viola no conflict at all and issue resolved.
>>
>> In many ways rdfa:term is only really useful if it's a functionality 
>> match for microformats and link-relations, case insensitive.
>>
>> ps: fwiw I can't think of an example where we'd have a class like 
>> foaf:Agent in the property position of a triple, but this still 
>> affects things like :holdsAccount :replyTo etc - but again when would 
>> an ontology ever have `:replyTo` and `:replyto` in it? So maybe this 
>> is a use case we never really hit with any ambiguity..
> 
> I agree with you here on both counts.  I wouldn't ever put both things 
> in the same vocabulary.  However, I could see a situation where two 
> profiles loaded - one that defined Agent and the next one defined 
> agent.  In that case, the second definition would win.  This is entirely 
> consistent with the model we have espoused from day one, but it still 
> might surprised the great unwashed out there.

Just need to clarify by expanding the use-case - could an rdfa:term also 
be used with @typeof?

   <div about"x:robot" typeof="Agent">
     <span rel="agent" ...

if so then I have to null and void what I said previously, sadly

Best,

Nathan
Received on Saturday, 9 October 2010 16:59:49 UTC

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