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Re: HTML5-warnings - motivations

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:08:32 -0400
Message-ID: <4A805410.70309@intertwingly.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Julian Reschke wrote:
> Sam Ruby wrote:
>> ...
>> I won't question your motives, but I will note that the issues 
>> mentioned in your draft in the Microdata[1] section weren't previously 
>> raised as an Issue[2].
>>
>> I'll also ask when/where was "An additional alternative that is being 
>> proposed is the removal of Microdata and RDFa from the HTML5 
>> specification" raised?  I've seen a (preliminary, not submitted tot he 
>> WG) proposal from you to include RDFa alongside Microdata, but I don't 
>> recall a proposal to remove Microdata.
>> ...
> 
> I have seen lots of proposals to remove Microdata, and I'm quite sure I 
> have proposed that myself as well.
> 
> If the issue of Microdata being "in" or not currently is not listed in 
> the Issues tracker, then it's (IMHO) only because we (the "Issue 
> Tracking Task Force") forgot to do so.
> 
> Shall I correct that now?

Sounds like a good idea, but before marking any issue as "open", please 
see my recent response to Shelley:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Aug/0469.html

>> ...
> 
> BR, Julian

- Sam Ruby
Received on Monday, 10 August 2009 17:09:15 UTC

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