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Anyone able to help improve Dublin Core namespace XSLT to support RDFS RDFa?

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 18:52:09 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFfrAFpwdrwC7-4YeA50mz3urvQUmwT3nMboupVc6GF39FSS-w@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-rdfa <public-rdfa@w3.org>
Cc: Thomas Baker <tom@tombaker.org>, hugh@hubns.com
Hi folks

I'm talking with Tom Baker of Dublin Core (cc:'d), about improving the
Dublin Core terms vocabulary documentation.

At the moment, if you try to fetch e.g.
http://purl.org/dc/terms/creator you end up with RDF/XML

Meanwhile there is a rich and detailed HTML document at
http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/ that describes each of
these terms.

The HTML is generated using some XSLT-based tools (+ Java Ant build
machinery etc.). Some time ago, it was posted into Github (with Manu's
help I believe) and there was a partial effort at adding RDFa.

Since the RDFa 1.1 work is now all-but complete, it would be great to
migrate DC's documentation to use inline RDFa 1.1 (ideally Lite) for
per-term documentation, so a single page could be both human and
machine documentation.

Would anyone here be willing to help get this done? I'm copying Hugh
Barnes who started some work on this (Hugh - if you're interested in
picking this up again that would be really great!).

See https://github.com/hughbris/website for the partial RDFa fork;
https://github.com/dublincore/website for the main branch. Tom has
some updated config files which he could commit or otherwise pass

If you check out the repo and have java ant set up, you should be able
to build the HTML by typing 'ant' then looking at
build/html/dcmi-terms/index.shtml  ... and then start to figure out
how it's made by looking at web/xsl/html-dcmiterms.xsl

It would be great to have DC updated for RDFa. Longer term DC is
looking into a more complete solution for it's vocab management needs.
The idea here is more of a quick-fix to bring DC into the age of RDFa.
I'd try it myself but I've my hands full with schema.org and FOAF...

Thanks for any help,

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