This presentation by Mark Birbeck was part of the Lightning Rounds for XML Standards session, held at XML2007.

The 5 minute guide to RDFa…in only 6 minutes 40 seconds

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Presentation title: The 5 minute guide to RDFa…in only 6 minutes and 40 seconds (slides) (details) Presentation abstract: RDFa is a generic way to add metadata to mark-up, and has been described by Bob du Charme as “microformats done right”. This talk aims to get you up to speed on this new W3C standard – fast. By: Mark Birbeck Conference: XML2007 held at Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from December 3rd to 5th, 2007. Session: Lightning Rounds for XML Standards, on Tuesday December 4th, 2007. Session abstract: Lightning rounds are a series of short, fast-paced presentations on related topics. The rules are simple: Each presentation is allowed exactly 20 slides. Each slide is displayed for exactly 20 seconds. We change the slides. As a result, each presentation lasts for exactly six minutes and forty seconds. Applause and (polite) heckling are encouraged, and the evening will be energetic, informative, and fun. The audience is welcome to come and go throughout the evening.