[rdfweb-dev] Embedded html in FOAF

B.K. DeLong bkdelong at pobox.com
Fri Jul 30 14:02:57 UTC 2004

At 11:14 AM 7/30/2004 +0100, Julian Bond wrote:
>I just had a Mark Pilgrim moment. ;-)
>I was thinking about putting profile page information into <bio:olb> This 
>is cheating a bit because it's not really a One Line Biography. perhaps 
>there should be a <bio:mlb> for multi-line biography.

I agree - I'd like to see a much more "extended" biography that takes 
CDATA/HTML. Can we add mlb?

I've hacked Wordpress to take "Profile" under the user Profile as OLB but 
it would probably be better to be MLB.

>Typically people put a subset of html into these profiles so I'd want to 
>embed the html in the tag. The obvious thing to do is to escape special 
>characters (< & etc). But then we run into the whole RSS-Atom-Escaped html 
>nightmare. Should it actually be CDATA? Shortly after that I started 
>worrying about character sets before recoiling, muttering "the horror, the 

CData, I believe.

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