[whatwg] Generic Metadata Mechanisms (RDFa feedback summary wikipage)

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Wed Sep 10 13:26:10 PDT 2008

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> That's indeed the kind of thing that would be helpful. It's also important 
> to indicate why we think that authors will want to actually indicate the 
> information here. For example, in the music case, do authors want to 
> expose that information, or are we merely hoping they will? Ideally, 
> evidence of browser vendors, browser extension authors, or authors working 
> around the lack of a feature is the kind of evidence we need to 
> demonstrate a need. For example, are there browsers that are implementing 
> ...

Maybe I'm missing something, but it seems to me that the that there 
*are* people using RDFa, eRDF, microformats and similar formats to 
markup their data, and that there are consumers (browser extensions, 
spiders) using it.

So what *additional* evidence are you looking for?

BR, Julian

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