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Re: ISSUE-73

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 10:43:11 +0200
Message-ID: <4AA8BC1F.8090104@gmx.de>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Sam Ruby wrote:
> Paul Cotton wrote:
>>
>> 1. Review of due and overdue action items
>>
>> a. Topic Issue-73/ACTION-123: Discuss choice of embedding vcard
>> microdata instead of referencing IETF spec and defining conformance
>> reqs for HTML5 [Sam Ruby]
>>
>> ISSUE-73 - Overlap of "predefined vocabularies" with other
>> specifications http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/73 ACTION-123: 
>> Discuss choice of embedding vcard microdata instead of
>> referencing IETF spec and defining conformance reqs for HTML5 [Sam
>> Ruby] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/actions/123
> 
> I've touched bases with Tantek, and he indicates that he plans to have 
> draft 1.0.1 versions of hCard and hCalendar available "end of 
> month"-ish.  He believes that such drafts will obviate the need for this 
> information to be in HTML5, and in fact, he would prefer that this 
> information *not* be in HTML5, but isn't ready to make that request 
> until these drafts have been updated.  I think that would be a good 
> outcome.
> 
> I'll continue to monitor this, but for now, I'd simply like to move the 
> date on this action to 2009-10-01.
> ...

It's good that the microformats community continues their work, and it 
would be indeed interesting to get their feedback.

On the other hand, I think it would be bad if we decided based only on 
that feedback. After all, the issue is not about the overlap with 
microformats, but with IETF work.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 10 September 2009 08:44:02 UTC

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