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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Metadata in Forrest (was Re: [RT] Per document skinconf...)
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2005 10:47:02 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>> All that being said, Forrest could be made to support both a separate 
>> file or embedded data (there are use cases where the simplistic 
>> solution is the best one). The problem with this is that we will have 
>> two locations for storing the same data - could be confusing for users.
> IMHO the least we have to worry about is to confuse users. I have seen 
> that if there is a simple and a more complete way, users would not get 
> confused.
> The only confusion would come out of using both methods at the same 
> time, with clashing metadata values. Ouch!
> I'll browse the web for 'rdf in html', 'xhtml metadata' etc to see how 
> this is defined elsewhere. I want to try to reinvent the wheel the least 
> possible.

And I did :-)

 From what I read it seems that making it possible to embed in xhtml 
*and* be able to king to a metadata file is the solution to pursue.

Informative Opinion

XHTML2 Metainformation Attributes Module

<link> to the Metadata

FOAF Auto-Discovery: Publishing and Linking FOAF files

Using Dublin Core

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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