[Playlist] Decision time: XML, RDF or XHTML
dabrown at yahoo-inc.com
Wed Mar 10 21:58:03 UTC 2004
Where is the MusicBrainz spec for it's <mm: > tags? The URL:
ends up going to :
which doesn't seem to have a document describing the available RDF tags like
Could someone point me to the appropriate doc?
From: Robert Kaye [mailto:rob at eorbit.net]
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 12:33 PM
To: playlist at musicbrainz.org
Subject: Re: [Playlist] Decision time: XML, RDF or XHTML
On Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at 09:09 PM, Kevin Marks wrote:
> Optionally, further metadata could be embedded, but like the Creative
> Commons licence, a single URL can unambiguously identify the work,
> with additional metadata just there for offline use.
> XHTML was design to provide simple semantic structure to human
> readable text.
I think portable playlists are foremost about creating an exchange
format for computers, not humans. I think the use of XSLT as Matt
showed is perfect for achieving human readability where necessary.
> 3. I don't want option 2, an RDF serialisation that is not natively
> displayable by anything except tools for the elite few. The key thing
> holding back RDF is a parser that displays it in clear English.
We're talking about a serialization that can be read BY ALL XML
parsers. And XML parsers are not the tools of the elite few.
--ruaok Somewhere in Texas a village is missing its idiot.
Robert Kaye -- rob at eorbit.net -- http://mayhem-chaos.net
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