[whatwg] Fuzzbot (Firefox RDFa semantics processor)
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Jan 12 00:14:34 PST 2009
Martin Atkins wrote:
> If it is true that RDFa can work today with no ill-effect in downlevel
> user-agents, what's currently blocking its implementation? Concern for
> It seems to me that many HTML extensions are implemented first and
> specified later, so perhaps it would be in the interests of RDFa
> proponents to get some implementations out there and get RDFa adopted,
> at which point it will hopefully seem a much more useful proposition for
> inclusion in HTML5.
> In the short term the RDFa community can presumably provide a
> specialized "HTML5 + RDFa" validator for adopters to use until RDFa is
> incorporated into the core spec and tools.
> It would seem that it's much easier to get into the spec when your
> feature is proven to be useful by real-world adoption.
What he said.
Although I *do* believe that in the end we'll want RDFa-in-HTML5, what's
really important right now is *not* RDFa-in-HTML5 but RDFa-in-HTML4.
Define that, make it a success, and the rest will be simple.
Best regards, Julian
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