Re: hTurtle: A GRDDL-Compatible Microformat for Turtle-in-HTML

On 11/4/07, Sean B. Palmer <> wrote:
> On 11/4/07, Bruce D'Arcus <> wrote:
> > I'm not sure how you can call that a "microformat."
> Well, by saying "hTurtle is a microformat". I disagree with the
> implicit statement that I'm breaking a social convention.
> > I'd say it's anithetical to microformat principles
> Are there any principles that it breaks which isn't on the following list?

No, that covers it.

> I'll be dealing with the more explicit list in the appropriate forum,
> but if you have any that you'd like to add then I'll address them
> here.
> > this is not just content "hidden" to a user, but to tools as well.
> To which tools? XML Infoset tools? XSLT? SAX parsers? All of those
> things support exposing the contents of comments. Python regexp? Well
> that's what I used. hTurtle is a working system; it does exactly what
> it says on the can.

XML parsers are not required to pass on comments, even if they often do.

And writing XSLT code that looks for content in comments is extremely awkward.



Received on Sunday, 4 November 2007 19:41:08 UTC