IRC log of rdf-wg on 2011-08-03

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Zakim, this will be 73394
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ok, trackbot; I see SW_RDFWG()11:00AM scheduled to start in 38 minutes
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Meeting: RDF Working Group Teleconference
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Date: 03 August 2011
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+ +1.707.861.aaaa
14:54:09 [gavinc]
zakim, aaaa is me
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+gavinc; got it
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14:58:23 [SteveH]
Zakim, what is the code?
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the conference code is 73394 (tel:+1.617.761.6200, SteveH
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Zakim, ??P11 is me
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+SteveH; got it
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14:59:57 [ivan]
zakim, dial ivan-voip
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ok, ivan; the call is being made
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15:00:19 [davidwood]
Zakim, you appear to be a goldfish
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I don't understand 'you appear to be a goldfish', davidwood
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Zakim, OpenLink_Software is temporarily me
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+MacTed; got it
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Zakim, mute me
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MacTed should now be muted
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15:01:13 [cygri]
zakim, what's the code?
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the conference code is 73394 (tel:+1.617.761.6200, cygri
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zakim, ??P6 is me
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+AndyS1; got it
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zakim, code?
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the conference code is 73394 (tel:+1.617.761.6200, zwu2
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15:01:55 [pchampin]
zakim, ??P4 is me
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+pchampin; got it
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15:02:04 [ivan]
zakim, who is noisy?
15:02:11 [pchampin]
zakim, mute me
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pchampin should now be muted
15:02:13 [cygri]
zakim, mhausenblas is me
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+cygri; got it
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ivan, listening for 10 seconds I heard sound from the following: pchampin (45%), mhausenblas (10%)
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+ +1.650.265.aabb
15:02:32 [Scott_Bauer]
zakim, tony is me
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+Scott_Bauer; got it
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zakim, +1.650.265.aabb is me
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+zwu2; got it
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15:03:19 [ericP]
gavinc, what are the contra-indications for publishing in HTML4.01 for this version?
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zakim, ??P1 is me
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+mbrunati; got it
15:04:03 [AndyS1]
zakim, who is on the phone?
15:04:04 [Zakim]
On the phone I see gavinc, SteveH, David_Wood, Ivan, MacTed (muted), AndyS1, Souri, pchampin (muted), cygri, Scott_Bauer, zwu2, ericP, mbrunati
15:04:04 [gavinc]
I have no objections to publishing an HTML 4.01 document that is ALSO valid according to
15:04:32 [cygri]
pchampin, if nathan isn't around today, do you want to scribe?
15:04:42 [pchampin]
I can scribe
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+ +1.443.212.aacc
15:04:50 [AlexHall]
zakim, aacc is me
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+AlexHall; got it
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scribe: pchampin
15:05:14 [davidwood]
PROPOSED to accept the minutes of the 20 July telecon:
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15:06:27 [pchampin]
RESOLVED: accepted
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Action item review:
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Sorry, couldn't find user - item
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15:06:34 [pchampin]
topic: open action items
15:08:23 [pchampin]
david: all people having open actions are not here today
15:08:28 [AZ]
I am but I'm not on the phone
15:08:56 [AZ]
hmm, I completely forgot my action
15:09:53 [davidwood]
Gavin and Eric P were speaking
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They are the editors of the Turtle document
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topic: Turtle moving to First Public Draft
15:11:09 [ivan]
15:11:27 [Zakim]
15:11:31 [pchampin]
eric: problems with embedding Turtle in HTML
15:11:37 [NickH]
zakim, ??P21 is me
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+NickH; got it
15:11:49 [NickH]
zakim, mute me
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NickH should now be muted
15:12:25 [pchampin]
... especially if you want the Turtle to be copy-paste-able from the source
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... (if the scribe got it right)
15:13:16 [pchampin]
Ivan: could be solved in ReSpec
15:13:27 [Zakim]
+ +34.92.38.aadd
15:14:01 [FabGandon]
Zakim, 34.92.38.aadd is FabGandon
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sorry, FabGandon, I do not recognize a party named '34.92.38.aadd'
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Zakim, aadd is FabGandon
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+FabGandon; got it
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+ +
15:14:44 [pchampin]
gavin: using CDATA does not work with non-XML-aware browsers
15:14:58 [AZ]
zakim, + is me
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+AZ; got it
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zakim, mute me
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AZ should now be muted
15:15:15 [pchampin]
david: couldn't some javascript help?
15:15:46 [pchampin]
gavin: I don't think we can publish a document with its content dynamically modified by javascript
15:16:28 [pchampin]
ivan: I don't really care about being able to copy-paste turtle form the source; I can do that from the browser
15:16:45 [ericP]
swallow our pride? what are we then?
15:16:55 [pchampin]
xxx: would make it easier to work with XSL-T as well, though
15:17:04 [ericP]
+1 to just publishing <-encoded turtle
15:18:05 [ericP]
q+ to ask about RDFa
15:18:12 [pchampin]
ivan: we can have all Turtle examples as seperate files, use them to generate the spec (with < encoding), and point in the spec to an archive with all the example as plain Turtle
15:18:42 [pchampin]
pchampin: +1 to Ivan's proposal
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15:20:24 [pchampin]
eric: we should apply the solution that allows us to publish sooner
15:20:51 [ivan]
gavin, the rdfa source:
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15:21:31 [ericP]
15:21:52 [pchampin]
topic: FTF2 Admin
15:21:54 [davidwood]
FTF2 Admin
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15:23:10 [pchampin]
david: people need to edit the wikipage above to indicate whether they will attend physically, remotely, or not
15:25:45 [pchampin]
david: it was proposed to have videoconference link with DERI for people from europe who could not come to MIT
15:26:03 [pchampin]
richard: it was proposed, but I'm not sure if that will be possible
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15:26:33 [pchampin]
... should be confirmed by someone who knows more what equipment will be available on both sides
15:26:37 [FabGandon]
q+ to mention discussions for having facilities for F2F meetings at WWW 2012 + 3rd F2F of RDF 1.1
15:27:43 [davidwood]
ack FabGandon
15:27:43 [Zakim]
FabGandon, you wanted to mention discussions for having facilities for F2F meetings at WWW 2012 + 3rd F2F of RDF 1.1
15:27:47 [AndyS1]
Oxford end was in computer lab. Worked well.
15:28:32 [pchampin]
fabien: wanted to mentionned on-going discussion with WWW 2012 organizers to have FTF3 there
15:28:42 [ericP]
-> MIT teleconferencing equipment
15:29:01 [AndyS1]
Poll was:
15:29:13 [gavinc]
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Link works
15:29:51 [pchampin]
richard: I will check if the equipment pointed to by eric will work with our equipments at DERI
15:31:03 [pchampin]
ivan: I think there was also an offer to host the meeting at the Lucent labs in Dublin, have to check with Chris
15:31:09 [cygri]
ACTION: richard to check if DERI video conferencing equipment is compatible with for F2F2
15:31:09 [trackbot]
Created ACTION-72 - Check if DERI video conferencing equipment is compatible with for F2F2 [on Richard Cyganiak - due 2011-08-10].
15:31:26 [pchampin]
topic: RDF Concepts Editors Draft
15:32:24 [pchampin]
15:32:28 [ivan]
15:32:29 [davidwood]
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ack ivan
15:32:41 [pchampin]
richard: I can turn it from an editor's draft to a working draft
15:33:13 [pchampin]
ivan: administrative question: is it possible to publish it in the same move as the Turtle document?
15:33:23 [pchampin]
david: I don't care
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15:33:58 [pchampin]
... I would even prefer two distinct announcements
15:34:36 [pchampin]
gavin: if published separately, they can not formaly refer to each other
15:34:53 [ivan]
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15:35:03 [pchampin]
david: not a problem at this stage, but may be we should record an issue to remember to update the links
15:35:13 [AZ]
zakim, mute me
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AZ should now be muted
15:36:23 [pchampin]
richard: I need to know what will be the short name, the date of the document
15:36:39 [pchampin]
gavin: the webmaster will tell you when you publish the document
15:37:00 [pchampin]
... I can help you in the process, just went through it
15:37:23 [pchampin]
ivan: do we use the same short names as the original RDF or different ones?
15:38:02 [pchampin]
richard: I think we discussed this a time ago: new short name during the development (rdf11-*) and in the end replace the original short names
15:39:30 [pchampin]
ivan: the short name needs to be approved; we need to provide a short description of the document to Thomas, but he is in vacations now
15:39:56 [pchampin]
... once this is done and the short name is approved, richard has to contact the webmaster
15:41:41 [pchampin]
david: if we agree here, I'll call a call for consensus on the list so that everyone can express
15:41:57 [pchampin]
ivan: we should record it as a resolution
15:42:08 [mischat]
i wonder who will be updating the RDF related validators on ...
15:42:14 [pchampin]
PROPOSED: move RDF-Concepts to 1st public working draft
15:42:21 [davidwood]
15:42:22 [ivan]
15:42:23 [AndyS1]
+1 (Apache)
15:42:24 [cygri]
15:42:25 [gavinc]
15:42:27 [zwu2]
15:42:28 [mbrunati]
15:42:29 [pchampin]
pchampin: +1
15:42:30 [MacTed]
15:42:36 [mischat]
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15:42:43 [AZ]
15:42:49 [AlexHall]
15:42:51 [SteveH]
15:43:19 [ivan]
RESOLVED: move RDF-Concepts to 1st public working draft
15:43:49 [Souri]
15:43:58 [gavinc]
Turtle version: Turtle is already a reasonably settled serialization of RDF. Many implementations of Turtle already exist, we are hoping for feedback from those existing implementers and other people deciding that now would be a good time to support Turtle. There are still a few rough edges that need polishing, and better alignment with the SPARQL triple patterns. The working group does not expect to make any large changes to the existing syntax.
15:45:39 [davidwood]
15:46:00 [AndyS1]
15:46:39 [gavinc]
When I wrote the Turtle one I was unable to find any good examples :\
15:46:47 [pchampin]
ivan: Richard should write a paragraph similar to the one in the Turtle document (quoted by Gavin above) and send it to the rest of the group
15:48:15 [MacTed]
Zakim, who's noisy?
15:48:24 [davidwood]
TimBL expressed the goal of the custom paragraph this way, "Don't be afraid of being honest about the relevant techno-political situation."
15:48:25 [Zakim]
MacTed, listening for 10 seconds I heard sound from the following: David_Wood (25%), FabGandon (20%)
15:48:25 [pchampin]
david: the link pasted by Andy is correct, but does not provide much guidance
15:48:43 [ivan]
zakim, mute FabGandon
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FabGandon should now be muted
15:48:56 [AndyS1]
Good news, this does not happen every publication cycle.
15:48:57 [davidwood]
Introduction of RDF/XML spec doesn't explain relationship to RDF Concepts
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15:49:46 [mischat]
15:51:21 [pchampin]
gavin: I think the Turtle document does a slightly better job
15:51:22 [gavinc]
15:51:32 [pchampin]
... is that what you mean?
15:54:01 [davidwood]
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15:55:42 [FabGandon]
zakim, unmute FabGandon
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FabGandon should no longer be muted
15:55:59 [pchampin]
ivan: I'm scared of touching the RDF/XML document
15:56:11 [pchampin]
david: we have to align it with the terminology, though
15:56:18 [cygri]
15:56:30 [pchampin]
... and to update the links
15:56:34 [davidwood]
ack ivan
15:56:58 [pchampin]
ivan: unfortunatelly
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ack cygri
15:57:51 [pchampin]
richard: some things really have to be done, including correcting some errors that have been spotted
15:58:05 [pchampin]
... also, making it clear that this is just *one* syntax for an RDF graph
15:58:38 [pchampin]
... though I can understand the arguments against touching the document at all
15:58:52 [cygri]
15:59:03 [pchampin]
ivan: we can agree that any change we do is purely editorial
15:59:26 [mischat]
is s/rdf graph/$somethingMoreModern/ considered an editorial change
15:59:27 [mischat]
15:59:49 [pchampin]
david: should this be a resolution?
16:00:02 [pchampin]
ivan: yes, it's probably good to have it
16:00:37 [ivan]
PROPOSED: the working group agrees that the RDF/XML document will have to undergo a minimal, editorial change to fit into the new set of recommendations (update of references, terms, etc)
16:00:56 [cygri]
16:00:57 [MacTed]
16:00:58 [gavinc]
16:00:59 [ivan]
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16:01:04 [davidwood]
16:01:05 [AZ]
16:01:08 [SteveH]
16:01:09 [Souri]
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16:01:14 [AlexHall]
16:01:29 [ivan]
RESOLVED: the working group agrees that the RDF/XML document will have to undergo a minimal, editorial change to fit into the new set of recommendations (update of references, terms, etc)
16:01:43 [mischat]
still thinks that s/rdf graph/XXXX/ would be nice ...
16:02:08 [Zakim]
16:02:30 [pchampin]
david: I don't want to open the can of worm "Graph terminology" given the remaining time
16:02:58 [pchampin]
ivan: will the terminology appear in the RDF Concepts document?
16:03:01 [pchampin]
david: yes
16:03:05 [cygri]
ivan, long answer:
16:04:09 [pchampin]
ivan: from the last emails, it seems we are reaching consensus
16:04:58 [pchampin]
david: I agree, but I don't want to settle this issue in august, without some of the people that will want to be very careful about it
16:05:00 [davidwood]
Proposal for ISSUE-12 language-tagged literals
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16:05:23 [pchampin]
topic: issue-12
16:06:03 [pchampin]
richard: I can summarize the proposal:
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... don't change the way literals with language tag work
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... propose to call them 'language-tagged strings' because the old term "plain literals with language tag" does not makes sense anymore
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... introduce a class rdf:LangString to allow it as rdfs:range of properties
16:08:43 [ivan]
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andy: I would prefer literals with language tag to have a datatype
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... with only one datatype covering all language tags
16:11:04 [davidwood]
ack ivan
16:11:05 [ivan]
16:11:34 [pchampin]
ivan: in a sense, I'm in favor with what Andy says;
16:11:41 [cygri]
q+ to say that there are no datatype properties in rdf
16:12:16 [pchampin]
... using rdf:LangString as the range of a datatype-property, if rdf:LangString is not a datatype, is strange from an user's point of view
16:12:21 [davidwood]
ack cygri
16:12:22 [Zakim]
cygri, you wanted to say that there are no datatype properties in rdf
16:13:06 [davidwood]
…but the OWL and RIF WGs will be concerned with higher-level schemas
16:13:09 [pchampin]
richard: I think that is a non issue; the distinction between object-properties and datatype-properties in not part of RDF
16:13:16 [pchampin]
ivan: but we can't ignore it
16:13:55 [pchampin]
richard: but the issue is not new, then: rdf:Literal is already a class
16:14:30 [cygri]
16:14:52 [davidwood]
ack cygri
16:15:32 [AndyS1]
16:15:54 [AndyS1]
q+ to say that is heading to langtag = implicit datatype.
16:16:33 [pchampin]
richard: I have two concerns:
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... 1/ the complexity of a conceptual framework with (lexical form, datatype, language tag)
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... where language tag can only be present if datatype has certain values
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... 2/ abusing the notion of datatype
16:17:11 [AndyS1]
There are numbers you can't write down already.
16:17:32 [davidwood]
ack AndyS
16:17:32 [Zakim]
AndyS, you wanted to say that is heading to langtag = implicit datatype.
16:18:15 [Zakim]
16:18:18 [pchampin]
pchampin: @AndyS: are those numbers (that you can't write down) part of any xsd datatype??
16:19:11 [Zakim]
16:19:34 [pchampin]
david: should we revisit the datatype discussion based on the new perspective you brought (single datatype, instead of one datatype per language tag)?
16:19:39 [AndyS1]
They are in the value space which is the number line :-)
16:20:16 [pchampin]
david: we have to adjourn now; next telecon in two weeks
16:20:18 [SteveH]
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16:20:47 [pchampin]
RRSagent, make minutes
16:20:47 [RRSAgent]
I have made the request to generate pchampin
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16:21:16 [cygri]
gavinc, i'll try to do the FPWD thing in ReSpec. might come to you with questions.
16:21:30 [gavinc]
cygri sounds good
16:21:40 [Zakim]
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SW_RDFWG()11:00AM has ended
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Attendees were +1.707.861.aaaa, gavinc, SteveH, David_Wood, Ivan, MacTed, Souri, AndyS1, pchampin, cygri, Scott_Bauer, zwu2, ericP, mbrunati, +1.443.212.aacc, AlexHall, NickH,
16:22:35 [Zakim]
... +34.92.38.aadd, FabGandon, AZ
16:22:58 [pchampin]
can anyone help me with the publishing of the minutes on the wiki?
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16:23:18 [gavinc]
Okay, I think I have javascript that turns all the examples <scripts> into <divs>
16:23:20 [gavinc]
what fun
16:23:57 [pchampin]
RRSagant, make records public
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RRSagent, make records public
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16:30:31 [gavinc]
Turtle document may be valid XHTML now
16:31:30 [gavinc]
ericP, the javascript is done, the saved XHTML has escaped turtle in it. can you take it from there?
16:37:53 [gavinc]
Right, gone for 3 hours!
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Howdy IRC
22:30:55 [gavinc]
anyone know if the javascript hackery did the trick?