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Re: Contributing around structured data standards

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 10:16:17 +0100
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
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To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Hey Dan, 

Thanks so much for reaching out about this. We would love to have some structured documentation on semantic web/structured data on webplatform. For the moment, until you are in a position to contribute more, how about you write a spec of what articles you would include on these topics, and I could include them on WPD as a set of article stubs for now?

All the best,

Chris Mills
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On 9 Oct 2012, at 22:09, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:

> Hi folks
> Really great to see www.webplatform.org :)
> Just a quick note to express interest in helping around structured
> data topics, specifically RDFa/Microdata. I've been responsible as a
> Google contractor for the schema.org project over the last year, and
> have just recently joined Google as a Developer Advocate. It'll take a
> while to settle into the new role so I'm not going to promise too much
> right now, but I thought I'd drop a quick note to express interest in
> contributing on this and related topics. Schema.org relates to W3C
> work on RDFa and other RDF specs, and to HTML's Microdata mechanism.
> As far as possible we're trying to make schema.org neutral w.r.t.
> choice of RDFa and Microdata, and so communicating a view of the
> common approach those specs share to a mainstream Web developer &
> publisher audience is very much of interest. If it makes sense to do
> some of that in the context of webplatform.org I'd be happy to get
> involved.
> cheers,
> Dan
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