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RE: Finding News Taxonomies [was: RE: Towards a TAG consideration of CURIEs]

From: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2007 21:26:10 +0100
To: www-tag@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org, public-xg-mmsem@w3.org, newsml-g2@yahoogroups.com
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Shane P. McCarron wrote:

> John Cowan wrote:
> > 3) "123456" can't be the value of an attribute of type ID in a
> > *valid* XML document: true.  However, plenty of documents are not
> > valid: in particular, any document without a DTD is not valid, 
> > and there is nothing wrong with having a DTD without expecting or
> > requiring validity.
> > 
> I guess...  however, note that XHTML family documents are REQUIRED 
> to be valid.  That was the IPTC's goal when they started this 
> thing.   Not sure if it is still their goal...  defining a syntax 
> that breaks the rules would seem misguided to me.

Which end of the hyperlink are we discussing?  The use, within a News 
story, of a specified concept from a specified taxonomy, or the 
description of this concept on some Web page?

The IPTC Standards (NewsML-G2, SportsML-G2, EventsML-G2, etc) are not
(X)HTML-based.  The Web page is, of course, (X)HTML.

The issue, as I understand it, is not what is legal within the News
story, but rather what is legal within the Web page.

Misha Wolf
News Standards Manager, Reuters, http://www.reuters.com/
Vice Chair, News Architecture WP, IPTC, http://www.iptc.org/

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