RDF is not XML – RDF serialization and iiRDS metadata

The world of technical writing loves XML. Its document type definitions are the foundation of structured authoring. XML and the underlying schemas structure the content of our information products. The benefits are twofold. Content is consistently structured and easy to read. Authors have an easier time writing the content. The structure provides guidelines for authoring.

Now that everyone is talking about metadata, it's only natural from a technical writer's point of view to look for an XML-based solution. How can I add metadata to my XML content? Established standards like DITA provide XML elements and structural concepts to enrich content with metadata.

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