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[whatwg] Annotating structured data that HTML has no semantics for

From: Philip Taylor <excors+whatwg@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 14:21:37 +0100
Message-ID: <ea09c0d10905100621w4d41325eu90cc03e9735e2885@mail.gmail.com>
On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 11:32 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>
> One of the more elaborate use cases I collected from the e-mails sent in
> over the past few months was the following:
>
> ? USE CASE: Annotate structured data that HTML has no semantics for, and
> ? which nobody has annotated before, and may never again, for private use or
> ? use in a small self-contained community.
>
> [...]
>
> To address this use case and its scenarios, I've added to HTML5 a simple
> syntax (three new attributes) based on RDFa.

There's a quickly-hacked-together demo at
http://philip.html5.org/demos/microdata/demo.html (works in at least
Firefox and Opera), which attempts to show you the JSON serialisation
of the embedded data, which might help in examining the proposal.

-- 
Philip Taylor
excors at gmail.com
Received on Sunday, 10 May 2009 06:21:37 UTC

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