Re: @rel syntax in RDFa (relevant to ISSUE-60 discussion), was: Using XMLNS in link/@rel

On 2/28/09 5:11 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
>  Rob Sayre wrote:
> > You can Solve Any Problem... if you're willing to make the problem
> > small enough,
>  What concerns me more than coordination costs is that RDFa in
>  text/html is proceeding:

Well, that doesn't look like a very good plan to me, but I don't think 
the HTML WG needs apply stop energy.

>  ...prefix mappings are defined using the XML Namespace mechanism
>  (xmlns:foo="someURI"). This is a well known mechanism, and people in
>  the XML and RDF communities are used to using it. This mechanism will
>  work fine in HTML4+RDFa documents - RDFa parsers will recognize the
>  "xmlns" attributes as prefix maps and act accordingly.

If the RDFa community believes that mechanism "works fine" today, I 
don't see what the problem is.

- Rob

" You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means"
- Inigo Montoya

Received on Saturday, 28 February 2009 22:28:05 UTC