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Re: Microdata as W3C Note vs. W3C Rec.

From: Clint Hill <clint.hill@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:16:28 -0700
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <F494023E-0D2C-4ABE-9B60-76E1E363C214@gmail.com>
To: Eric Franzon <eric@semanticweb.com>
I'm a developer of no particular prominence - but I feel compelled to state my support for the Microdata CR.

To keep developers from confusion is a very weak argument (let alone a bit insulting - are you implying we can't handle it?). I've not heard compelling arguments for why Microdata doesn't deserve to be a CR, rather I've only heard protectionism.

On Nov 27, 2012, at 11:57 AM, Eric Franzon <eric@semanticweb.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> As an AC Rep (for SemanticWeb.com) and as someone who regularly interacts with developers just being introduced to Semantic Web concepts for the first time, I am writing to state my agreement with the position outlined by Manu Sporny in this post:
> http://manu.sporny.org/2012/microdata-cr/
> Moving Microdata forward toward recommendation status adds confusion in an area already rife with confusion. I believe that Microdata should be published as a W3C Note.
> Best,
> --Eric
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