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Re: Attempt for a List specification in RDFa (was Re: Suggestions for rdf:List and a value type shorthand)

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 20:21:46 +0200
Cc: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>, public-rdfa-wg <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
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To: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@kellogg-assoc.com>

On Aug 24, 2011, at 20:15 , Gregg Kellogg wrote:

> Is there a good reason /not/ to modify the core processing algorithm?

The core processing algorithm is already very complex, which is actually our weak point. I am just concerned about the time it would take do this properly. That is all.


> This would seem preferential to modifying the DOM. We might be able to add something to the evaluation context to help with list generation.
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> With DOM modification, there may be some complications for SAX-based parsers. In your example, it also results in a non-HTML element <list_links> being added. I suppose this could be <meta>, at least for HTML5. Of course, if we use an existing tag, there could be unknown presentation results if it matched a CSS selector.

The DOM modification is a spec thing. The text actually says on the wiki that implementations may choose another route.

Ivan


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> Otherwise, I think that this syntax is a good way to go; I'll try to find some time to implement it in my processor and serializer to know better.
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> Gregg
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> On Aug 24, 2011, at 7:57 AM, Ivan Herman wrote:
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>> (Adding Jeni explicitly, after all, she triggered the whole discussion again...)
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>> Niklas, others
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>> I tried to modify my original approach based on the discussion we had:
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>> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/wiki/Lists
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>> Thoughts?
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>> Ivan
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