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[Bug 9874] New: HTML+RDFa 1.1 in @version could be confusing

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Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 03:46:08 +0000
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           Summary: HTML+RDFa 1.1 in @version could be confusing
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Macintosh
               URL: http://dev.w3.org/html5/rdfa/#conformance
        OS/Version: MacOS X
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML+RDFa (editor: Manu Sporny)
        AssignedTo: msporny@digitalbazaar.com
        ReportedBy: glsimpso@indiana.edu
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org,

Since HTML5 does not have a version specification and RDFa does, <html
version="HTML+RDFa 1.1" lang="en"> can be confusing with regard to
understanding what is actually being versioned here. It seems to be that it's
HTML (implied 5) plus RDFa 1.1 but without an explicitly stated HTML version
number, it looks like the it is 1.1 of something called HTML+RDFa.

My recommendation would be to add a version number to the HTML part of the
string: <html version="HTML5+RDFa 1.1" lang="en">

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