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Re: RDFa Use Cases and Primer Working Drafts - Comments Welcome!

From: David Dailey <david.dailey@sru.edu>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 11:07:21 -0400
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To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>,SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org,www-html@w3.org


David Dailey

At 10:45 AM 4/17/2007, Ben Adida wrote:

>Dear Semantic Web and HTML communities,
>We invite you to read and send any feedback on the latest RDFa Use Cases
>and Primer working drafts, linked below.
>RDFa is a syntax for embedding RDF triples in HTML (currently XHTML
>only, though hopefully HTML, too), with a few important principles:
>1) All the goodness of RDF (extensibility, modularity, granularity of
>reuse, etc...)
>2) DRY: what is rendered in HTML can be reused to form the RDF triples
>3) In-Context, aka Copy-and-Paste: a chunk of HTML should be fully
>self-contained with respect to the structure it expresses. This is
>particularly useful for web widgets, user agents that enable contextual
>"right-click for more information," etc.
>For those familiar with microformats, RDFa and microformats have certain
>common goals. The core difference is that RDFa is mainly concerned with
>letting anyone create, use, and extend vocabularies thanks to a single
>unifying syntax. We are also working to integrate microformats into the
>RDFa toolset using GRDDL [1].
>The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group has recently published working
>drafts of the RDFa Use Cases and Primer:
>We invite you to send comments on these drafts to our mailing list:
>The detailed RDFa Syntax is in the works, and should be available in
>working draft form in June.
>-Ben Adida
>ben@adida.net / ben@creativecommons.org
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/grddl/
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