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Re: Microdata vocabulary specifications

From: Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 14:52:38 +0900
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20091005055237.GA14661@sideshowbarker>
Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, 2009-10-04 11:39 +0000:

> On Sun, 4 Oct 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:
> > Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> > > On Oct 3, 2009, at 6:52 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > As part of the recent Microdata update, I removed the predefined 
> > > > vocabularies from HTML5. Would the working group like these 
> > > > vocabularies to be published as separate deliverables of the HTMLWG?
> > > 
> > > I think that would be a good idea. If the working group is agreeable, 
> > > I'll propose that removing predefined vocabularies and publishing them 
> > > separately should be the resolution to ISSUE-73. 
> > > <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/73>
> > 
> > I assume that this means that HTML5 would not reference these new 
> > documents, or, if it would, just informatively?
> 
> I've updated the spec and generated the three new specs, and the HTML5 
> spec does not reference the new documents.
> 
> (I also took out the various features of HTML5 that previously used those 
> vocabularies, so e.g. HTML5 no longer supports drag-and-drop of 
> microdata-annotated vCards to programs like AddressBook.app.)
> 
> The specs are now at:
>    http://dev.w3.org/html5/mdvcard/
>    http://dev.w3.org/html5/mdvevent/
>    http://dev.w3.org/html5/mdwork/

Julian, as the commenter who initially raised issue-73, can you
confirm if you are OK with closing that issue out? (With a
resolution noting that the predefined vocabularies have now been
moved out of HTML5 and into separate drafts, and noting that HTML5
does not reference those drafts nor have any dependency on them.)

  --Mike

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