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Re: "index" link relation

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:57:07 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinC4v0eSR7FGi=bTe6ayaanqwHKyw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 13:13, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
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> Hi Tantek,
>
> On Jun 30, 2011, at 12:09 PM, Tantek Çelik wrote:
>
>> Nope those were quotes along with long extrapolations.
>>
>> Please provide URL to spec and/or decisions (such as the ones Sam provided) not email messages, and a short succinct quote (under 140 characters would be nice) from such citations that clearly substantiates your position.
>>
>> And Sam's right, if no such clear substantiation exists then you'll have to open another (follow-up) issue for the wg/chairs to consider.
>
>
> I'm confused about what you are expecting from the Chairs.

To be clear: I'm not requesting anything from the Chairs.


> Sam's citations should show that the decision on "index" clearly did not either require or forbid it to be registered in any external registry. It explicitly left that decision up to the relevant registration authorities. The decision to register it should follow Microformats process for managing the registry.

I appreciate your clarification on that point - may I take that as an
official chair statement? (as I'm assuming you're speaking as a chair
on public-html unless disclaimed otherwise)


> Is there specific input required from the WG to follow that process?

With the above clarification, no there does not appear to be.

What I was concerned about is if the wording from the chairs'
decisions either required non-trivial extrapolation or if there could
multiple (potentially contradicting) interpretations, then anyone
wanting to base their point on those decisions may have to raise an
issue for further clarification.


> If the request is not in either of these categories, then what specifically are you looking for?

I'm not looking for anything from the chairs. My request is to those
that wish to quote/cite the wg/chairs decisions to substantiate their
points/requests/proposals.

Thanks,

Tantek

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