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Re: clarification on Adobe Blocking

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 11:09:54 -0800
Message-ID: <19317.42882.906730.431017@retriever.mtv.corp.google.com>
To: plh@w3.org
Cc: rubys@intertwingly.net, shelley.just@gmail.com, public-html@w3.org

s/microsoft/microdata/? otherwise this looks like even more
fodder for media gossip.

Philippe Le Hegaret writes:
 > On Fri, 2010-02-12 at 10:03 -0500, Sam Ruby wrote:
 > > > As far as we know of, there is no Formal Objection blocking the 
 > > > publication of HTML5...correct?
 > 
 > Correct. The current objection does not impact the HTML5 specification.
 > It does however impact the other documents: RDFa, Microsoft, and Context
 > 2D API.
 > 
 > > I can only say that my understanding is incomplete.  I was not copied on 
 > > the Formal Objection, and while Paul requested that Larry post the 
 > > substance of his objection on public-html yesterday, and Larry indicated 
 > > that he would do so, to the best of my knowledge this has not been done.
 > 
 > We are working at understanding the nature of the objection as well. My
 > current understanding is that the objection is related to the scope of
 > the Working Group and which documents are considered to be on the W3C
 > Recommendation track [1].  Almost all emails related to the formal
 > objection and relevant for the topic are archived in www-archive or
 > w3c-archive. The message directly addressed to the team did not contain
 > the rational but Larry documented the rational for the objection at:
 >  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-archive/2010Feb/0100.html
 > 
 > Per section 3.5 of the W3C Process [2], we are required to address the
 > objection and we intend to do so in a timely manner. At the moment, our
 > advise to the HTML Working Group co-chairs is to continue the CfC as
 > planned, and for Larry Masinter to reply to the CfC, as advised by the
 > HTML WG co-Chairs as well.
 > 
 > Regards,
 > 
 > Philippe
 > 
 > [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2010Feb/0016.html
 > [2] http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/policies.html#WGAppeals
 > 
 > 
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