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RE: Carrying all of a resource's metadata as RDFa?

From: Hondros, Constantine <Constantine.Hondros@wolterskluwer.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 14:46:07 +0100
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
CC: "public-rdfa@w3.org" <public-rdfa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6C01B6D23EB50A4487054D57249A0B010966A8B67F@EUSRVWK01005.eu.wkeurope.com>
Nice one. Shows there's more than one way to cook your RDFa.

Is there a way to do this without explicitly naming the bNode?

BTW, the use of rdf:XMLLiteral was purely to illustrate the problem of stray literal values being accidentally rendered in body of your document, as you can't hide them in @content.

-----Original Message-----
From: Toby Inkster [mailto:tai@g5n.co.uk]
Sent: 29 October 2009 13:45
To: Hondros, Constantine
Cc: public-rdfa@w3.org
Subject: Re: Carrying all of a resource's metadata as RDFa?

On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 12:01 +0100, Hondros, Constantine wrote:
> It would seem logical to put this sort of metadata in the <head> of a
> document, but since that only allows a flat structure it seems to be
> impossible with RDFa.

No, it's not impossible:

<head xmlns:xyz="http://example.com/"
  <link about="_:a" typeof="xyz:Period"
        rev="xyz:applicablePeriod" resource="" />
  <meta about="_:a" property="xyz:startDate"
        content="blah" datatype="rdf:XMLLiteral" />   <meta about="_:a" property="xyz:endDate"
        content="blah" datatype="rdf:XMLLiteral" /> </head>

Though I'm not sure why you'd want those dates to be XMLLiterals.
xsd:date seems like a more appropriate datatype.

Toby A Inkster

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