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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 03:02:11 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908220301360.13844@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Aug 21, 2009, at 12:29 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:
> > > 
> > > the current registration looses information from RFC 2854 -- RFC 
> > > 2854 applies to all HTML vocabularies (and references them), while 
> > > the HTML5 just describes the "current" language. (this could of 
> > > course be fixed in HTML5 by adding that historic information in the 
> > > right place)
> > 
> > HTML5 obsoletes all prior vocabularies and defines behaviour (and 
> > semantics) for all text/html documents. So it is appropriate for it to 
> > do this.
> 
> We can choose to ignore old mark-up definitions only if HTML5 is one of 
> many definitions for "text/html".  If HTML5 is claiming to define all of 
> text/html, then all text/html elements and attributes must be defined 
> within the specification (perhaps deprecated, but nevertheless fully 
> defined).

They are. If I missed any, please let me know.

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