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Fwd: Re: Request for Review of RDFa Lite FPWD

From: Nicholas Stimpson <nicholas.stimpson@ntlworld.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 21:43:34 +0000
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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Re: Request for Review of RDFa Lite FPWD
Date: 	Wed, 07 Dec 2011 10:41:48 -0500
From: 	Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
To: 	Nicholas Stimpson <nicholas.stimpson@ntlworld.com>

Hi Nicholas,

Thank you for taking the time to review the RDFa Lite draft. Could you
please send your feedback to either the HTML WG mailing list or the RDF
Web Apps mailing list. I ask this so that we have your feedback in the
public record (the latter mailing list is preferred):


Answers to your questions below.

On 12/06/2011 03:48 AM, Nicholas Stimpson wrote:
>  I've just had a read of the RDFa Lite 1.1 draft. I think it's a
>  hugely useful document, and I confess to struggling with
>  comprehending the full RDFa spec.

Glad to hear and yes, difficulty in comprehending the full RDFa spec is
why we have the RDFa Lite document.

>  However one paragraph seems vague:
>  RDFa 1.1 Lite also pre-defines a number of useful and popular
>  prefixes<http://www.w3.org/2011/rdfa-context/rdfa-1.1>, such as
>  |dc|, |foaf| and |schema|. This ensures that even if authors forget
>  to declare the popular prefixes, that their structured data will
>  continue to work.
>  Where does RDFa 1.1 Lite pre-define these?

In this document:


>  Is dc, foaf, and schema the full set?

No, there are others listed in the document above.

>  Or every one that's at the end of the link, which is external to the
>  RDFa 1.1 Lite spec?

This is correct.

>  What happens if the prefixes are reassigned locally in the HTML
>  document?

Then the ones that are reassigned locally, win.

>  Do the pre-definitions win, or the local assignments?

The local assignments win.

I hope this answers your questions, please let the mailing list know if
you have any further questions. :)

-- manu

Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
blog: The Need for Data-Driven Standards
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