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

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 16:17:21 -0400
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: public-rdfa <public-rdfa@w3.org>, Thomas Baker <tom@tombaker.org>, "hugh@hubns.com" <hugh@hubns.com>
Message-ID: <AB6151DC-7F82-4603-9340-68E1F5AC7982@greggkellogg.net>
Well, I'm not much of an expert on XSLT, but I think I have something that works. I sent a pull request against the dublincore repo: https://github.com/dublincore/website/pull/1. This also includes the commits previously made by hugh.

Vast room for improvement.


On May 10, 2012, at 10:00 AM, Gregg Kellogg wrote:

> I'd be happy to help consult on what needs to be done. I'll try to get the environment going, but I might be more effective as a resource to help resolve issues or provide some direction.
> Checking out the repo now.
> Gregg
> On May 10, 2012, at 9:52 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:
>> 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
>> along.
>> 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,
>> Dan
Received on Thursday, 10 May 2012 20:19:11 UTC

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