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RE: Question from the RDF-in-XHTML task force on the HTML Role Attribute

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 03:33:36 +0100
Message-ID: <EB95A24D-1965-4657-918F-AE9552CE5C01@s15.mail.x-port.net>
To: "'Geoff Chappell'" <geoff@sover.net>
Cc: <semantic-web@w3.org>, "'public-rdf-in-xhtml task force'" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Hi Geoff,

> Seems like in one case you're making a statement about a 
> portion of the document (<div role="xf:hint">), but in the 
> other you're making a statement about something that the 
> portion of the document somehow represents or refers to (<div 
> role="foaf:Person">). Is there a way to distinguish between 
> those cases? If not, maybe role can't serve two roles and 
> you'd be better off with some other shorthand to deal with 
> the latter case.

So can I put you down for an 'against', but favouring a new attribute?

Thanks for your input.



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