RE: The Self-Describing Web


Thanks for this. I note that I've raised an issue [1] a couple of weeks
ago regarding this TAG Note which has not been addressed [2] as far as I
know. Hopefully we'll discuss this at our upcoming telecon.



 Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
 Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
 JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

>-----Original Message-----
>[] On Behalf Of 
>Steven Pemberton
>Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 2:41 PM
>Subject: The Self-Describing Web
>RDFa group.
>The XHTML2 WG has noted the following paragraph from the TAG:
>"Note: at this time, drafts of the [RDFa] specification are 
>available, but  
>the media-type registration for HTML itself has not been updated to  
>reflect RDFa. As described in TAG Finding [AuthoritativeMetadata],  
>conventions like RDFa are normative only if provided for in 
>the applicable  
>specification for the media-type in which they are used. Thus, 
>for RDFa to  
>be fully integrated with 2 The Web's Standard Retrieval 
>Algorithm, the  
>HTML and/or XHTML media-type registrations must be be updated. 
>Use of RDFa  
>is in any case encouraged in the interim until that happens."
>The XHTML2 WG has discussed it, and strongly disagrees with this text.
>We don't believe that a change to the media type is necessary 
>to make RDFa  
>Before sending a reply to the TAG, I thought the RDFa TF 
>should discuss  
>Best wishes,

Received on Wednesday, 19 March 2008 14:26:33 UTC