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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 19:13:37 +0200
Message-ID: <4AD606C1.3070703@gmx.de>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> 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 would prefer to keep microdata in the HTML5 spec. I think
> microformats are a very interesting feature and important enough to
> keep in the main specification.
> ...

I agree that they address an interesting problem (same as RDFa), but why 
does it mean they need to be part of HTML5? After all, XHR is also an 
interesting feature, and isn't part of HTML5.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 17:14:16 UTC

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