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Re: RDFa Publishers

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 16:22:09 -0400
Message-ID: <4908C5F1.9050707@openlinksw.com>
To: Steve Williams <sbw@digg.com>
CC: "public-rdfa@w3.org" <public-rdfa@w3.org>

Steve Williams wrote:
> At 09:46 AM 10/29/2008, Eric Schoonover wrote:
>> Is Yahoo! indexing the Digg RDFa given that they are not XHTML 
>> compliant?
> Yes, despite our validation errors--and, indeed, the fact that we're 
> XHTML transitional, for which there's no RDFa DTD--Yahoo! SearchMonkey 
> does a good job of parsing our RDFa.  (Thank goodness!)
> As I understand it, SearchMonkey builds up a DOM much like a web 
> browser does.  Since RDFa is defined in terms of the DOM, that 
> approach allows tools like SearchMonkey to be tolerant of certain 
> problems.  For all I know, SearchMonkey is using Mozilla or WebKit or 
> something to build its DOM.
>> Is there someplace where I can see an example of Yahoo!'s graph output?
> If you set up a SearchMonkey data source using Digg story pages, the 
> SearchMonkey authoring system will let you drill down into the RDFa.

I am still really trying to get my head around what Yahoo! is supposed 
to be offering in relation to RDFa. Conceptually, I get the idea of 
hooking data sources into their data-bus, but what I am yet to see is a 
tangible example from the Yahoo! domain (it could just be that I am 
doing something wrong). Thus, is it possible for you to respond to this 
message with a link that will get me data from Digg, via a Yahoo! domain 
URL or URI, that is at least similar to what I have here:




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Received on Wednesday, 29 October 2008 20:22:46 UTC

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