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[Fwd: [uf-discuss] Fwd: [whatwg] Removing @rev]

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 16:59:05 -0400
Message-ID: <482CA419.8030504@digitalbazaar.com>
To: RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
This has bearing on RDFa in HTML5... I had heard that @rev was being
preserved from somewhere as well... looks like it's on the way out.

-- manu

Manu Sporny
President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
blog: Dynamic Spectrum Auctions and Digital Marketplaces

attached mail follows:

Looks like the "rev" attribute is still being removed in HTML5.

Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, May 15, 2008 at 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Removing @rev
To: Charles Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian@gmail.com>
Cc: Nicholas Shanks <contact@nickshanks.com>, whatwg@whatwg.org,

On Thu, 15 May 2008, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> I thought the "rev" attribute was being added back?  (Someone... I can't
> remember who... came on the Microformats mailing list, a while ago, and
> said something to that effect.)

I have no plans to, evidence showed it was causing authors all kinds of
problems, and had no practical benefits.

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