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Re: Very early alpha state pure JavaScript implementation of the RDFa API draft spec released

From: Thomas Steiner <tsteiner@google.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 23:34:21 +0200
Message-ID: <-7187405451172343150@unknownmsgid>
To: Thomas Steiner <tomac@google.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "public-rdfa-wg@w3.org" <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Hi Manu,

Thank God not sent from a BlackBerry, but from my iPhone

On 12.10.2010, at 17:26, Thomas Steiner <tomac@google.com> wrote:

> Dear Manu,
>> Fantastic work, Thomas!
> Thanks :-)
>> http://bitmunk.com/media/6995806
>> However, as we can see - it's valid XHTML+RDFa 1.0:
>> http://check.rdfa.info/check?url=http://bitmunk.com/media/6995806&version=1.0
> Fair enough. The extension throws an error in line 136. Seems like my
> type checking needs some improvement love. Will check soon (the
> extension auto-updates, so no worries with that [this auto-update
> feature and the easy install process you mentioned: all credits to our
> Chromium team]).
I have worked a bit on the extension today and closed a couple of
bugs. Could you test again with your Bitmunk example after having
updated to the latest version of the RDFa Triple Lister extension?
>> It's a bit invasive to have an iframe tacked into the page and no way to
>> remove it. It would be nice if I could click the RDFa icon in the URL
>> bar and remove the iframe if needed. Or perhaps, have the default mode
>> show the RDF icon if RDFa is detected on the page, but only insert the
>> iframe when the RDF icon is clicked. Of course, making this feature
>> user-editable would be nice as well.
> All good feedback. This is a 0.0.1 release, so quite some room for
> improvements. I chose the iframe in order to have a clean CSS
> environment, where as few as possible from the main page's CSS would
> influence my triples box. The iframe will behave somewhat less
> intrusive in future releases, I promise (and was already annoyed
> myself by the current behavior). Again, this is a "release early,
> release often" attitude here :-)
Nothing new with regards to the UX yet, but I keep it on top of the ToDo list.

Best regards,

>> Those issues are minor, the important thing is that you've done a great
>> job with a preliminary implementation of the RDFa API and with a nice
>> interface to see triples in a page using Google Chrome. Great work!
> Thanks again :-)
> Best,
> Tom
> --
> Thomas Steiner, Research Scientist, Google Inc.
> http://blog.tomayac.com, http://twitter.com/tomayac
Received on Friday, 15 October 2010 14:44:37 UTC

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