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Re: ISSUE-76: Need feedback on splitting Microdata into separate specification

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 19:11:27 +0200
Message-ID: <4AD6063F.7020605@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Incidentally, I feedback from the Working Group is welcome and 
> encouraged on the topic of whether Microdata should be split out of the 
> main spec, even in advane of the Change Proposal. Right now it's not 
> clear to me who in the Working Group is in favor of or against this 
> change, and why.
> ...

I'm in favor for removing it from HTML5, for the reasons Manu gave 
(independent evolvability, consistency with RDFa being not included), 
but also because I believe that HTML5 is already too big, and that any 
step that removes a non-essential part is welcome.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 17:12:06 UTC

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