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Re: ISSUE-114 (rel-canonical-organization): Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 01:09:01 -0700
Cc: public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <7DA6574F-944C-4861-BEF5-4087F7A2359C@apple.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>

On Apr 29, 2010, at 12:49 AM, Toby Inkster wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 21:03:55 -0700
> Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> "link tag: rel: associate pages about the same organization across
>> many sites for searches without a canonical page and despite a
>> confusingly indistinct name"
> I'd be happy to write proposals for issues 114 and 115.
> The gist of the proposal would be that the existing RDFa and Microdata
> extensions already cover these two cases syntactically and that no  
> spec
> changes are needed; the proposal would also suggest publishing a
> vocabulary to cover the use cases, along with RDFa and Microdata
> recipes using the vocabulary.

If the proposal says that no spec change is needed, then it's not  
technically necessary to write it unless someone first writes a  
proposal that *does* suggest a spec change. That being said:

- You're free to write a no-change proposal pre-emptively anyway.
- You can suggest publishing additional drafts at any time without the  
need for a Change Proposal, though of course nothing will actually be  
published until someone provides an actual draft.

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