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[whatwg] RDFa

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2008 22:10:26 +0200
Message-ID: <48B1C032.3020106@gmx.de>
Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> The point was made before that html5 already has extensive extension 
> mechanisms in place that can address the particular needs of various 
> communities without requiring it to be written explicitly into the 
> spec.  I know you've said that your team has reviewed the extension 
> mechanisms and found them lacking, but could you explain why it is 
> insufficient to use @data-rdf-property, @data-rdf-about, etc.?  I ask 
 > about these specifically because my mail timestamps show that the
 > @data-* class of attributes was introduced April 10th of this year,
 > while the ccRel submission is dated May 1st, and thus it's very likely
 > that these were impossible to consider during your review of existing
 > extension mechanisms.
 > ...

"Custom data attributes are intended to store custom data private to the 
page or application, for which there are no more appropriate attributes 
or elements." -- <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#custom>


BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 24 August 2008 13:10:26 UTC

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