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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 10:19:38 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8FAA1A.20502@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> 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.

I enumerated some just yesterday 
(<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Aug/1093.html>). 
There are probably more.

(I am aware of 
<http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#non-conforming-features>, 
but these are not definitions, but just an enumeration of things that 
are gone)

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 22 August 2009 08:20:24 GMT

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