Re: HTML5 Polyglot spec and RDFa

  Sure.  As per RDFa Core section 5:
> typeof
>     a white space separated list of TERMorCURIEorAbsURIs
>     <>
>     that indicate the RDF type(s) to associate with a subject;

On 10/9/2010 11:58 AM, Nathan wrote:
> 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

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