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Re: CURIEs: A proposal

From: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2006 09:58:34 +0200
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Cc: "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com>, Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>, www-tag@w3.org, public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org, newsml-2@yahoogroups.com
Message-Id: <1149839914.32222.39.camel@cumulustier>

Le jeudi 08 juin 2006 à 23:50 +0100, Harry Halpin a écrit :
>    One of the objections to microformats is their lack of a namespaces.
> RDF/A overcomes this by using "role" and so on attributes, but the
> traditional answer being put forward by the hCal and hCard folks is that
> they can't use namespaces within a class attribute of a div or span
> element precisely because that would break CSS's use of the colon, such
> that this <span class="vCard:Country">UK</span> is broken in CSS.

Just FWIW, it actually isn't; you can escape the colon in CSS and get
whet you want, i.e.
   span.vCard\:Country { color: blue;} 
would do the right thing (at least in non buggy implementations of CSS).

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