[uf-discuss] RDFa and microformats
jkinberg at gmail.com
Tue May 30 19:54:30 PDT 2006
That example of RDFa doesn't look like valid XHTML.
Since when have XHTML elements included "about", "role", and
On 5/30/06, Elias Torres <elias at torrez.us> wrote:
> Scott Reynen wrote:
> > On May 30, 2006, at 6:08 PM, Elias Torres wrote:
> >> I'm honestly confused by your answers.
> > Maybe you could specify which parts of this are confusing (or incorrect
> > -- I'm just describing what I see):
> > 1) Only currently published formats (e.g. vcard, RSS, etc.) influence
> > microformats, and...
> > 2) RDFa is not a currently published format, so...
> > 3) RDFa is not currently influencing microformat development.
> I believe you are calling vcard a published format. RDFa is NOT a
> published format, it's a mechanism for embedding published formats into
> HTML (just like microformats). RDFa doesn't want to influence ufs as a
> format, but as another specification with some noble goals. Anyways, I'm
> not sure whether you are aware of what I'm asking here:
> Microformats and RDFa have different goals and technical quirks and I
> together with others think that there's an opportunity to have a single
> story without having to create two incompatible and incomplete solution
> to embedding metadata in HTML.
> Excerpt below, just in case you haven't read it.
> <p about="#xtech_talk" role="cal:Vevent"
> <span property="cal:location">At the XTech Conference</span>,
> I'm giving
> <span property="cal:summary">a talk about web widgets</span>,
> <span property="cal:dtstart" content="20060508T180000Z">
> May 8th at 10am
> <span property="cal:dtend" content="20060508T190000Z" />
> <span property="dc:creator">DanC</span>
> > Peace,
> > Scott
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