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Re: Concerns about new section "predefined vocabularies"

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 13:28:16 +0300
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C89B0651-32B5-4C36-AC26-E1A5B2FB6CC4@iki.fi>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
On May 22, 2009, at 12:32, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> On May 22, 2009, at 11:23, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> I have no problem with people trying to specify this *somewhere*,  
>>> but I do have a big issue with this being done in HTML5.
>> Do you have a suggestion on where "somewhere" would be, concretely?
> A separate What WG spec?

If the W3C flavor of HTML5 can delegate it's pre-defined microdata  
vocabulary management to the WHATWG, this seems to be a possibility.

> A W3C Note?

By which WG?

Regardless of which WG, Process-wise it seems like a bad idea to move  
normative matter into "the accountability free realm of Working Group  
Notes" (to quote Björn Höhrmann).

> An IETF document?

It would be highly unusual for a W3C spec to delegate upper layers to  
the IETF rather than delegating lower layers.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Friday, 22 May 2009 10:28:57 UTC

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