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Re: Error in the XHTML Profile

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Sat, 04 Dec 2010 09:05:35 -0600
Message-ID: <4CFA58BF.7060805@aptest.com>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, W3C RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Go for it.

On 12/4/2010 3:31 AM, Ivan Herman wrote:
> Shane, Toby,
>
> for the good order:
>
> - Shane, I believe there is an agreement that the current XHTML vocab file is buggy. This is just an editorial issue, not really a LC issue; ie, unless there is an opposition in the group, this should be handled. If you want, I can do it, but I do not want to touch the file without your authorization...
> - Toby, I think that the possible addition of the describedby term is a Last Call comment, and should be treated as such; ie, a new issue should be raised and handled by the working group... Could you do that?
>
> Thanks
>
> Ivan
>
>
>
> On Dec 1, 2010, at 12:47 , Ivan Herman wrote:
>
>> On Dec 1, 2010, at 12:12 , Toby Inkster wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, 2010-12-01 at 11:02 +0100, Ivan Herman wrote:
>>>> Victor Andrée (cc-d) contacted me a few days ago because he found some
>>>> bug in my newest pyRdfa code. However... one issue was not my bug but
>>>> yours:-)
>>> I volunteered to rewrite the XHTML vocab a few months ago. My rewrite is
>>> here:
>>>
>>> http://buzzword.org.uk/2010/xhtml-vocab-20101110.xhtml
>>>
>>> It still needs a few changes I think:
>>>
>>> * We should discuss whether to include "describedby" in the profile
>>> mapping to<http://www.w3.org/2007/05/powder-s#describedby>. This
>>> relationship is used by POWDER and XRD/WebFinger, so it might be
>>> nice to adopt it. We should have a resolution to adopt it or not.
>>>
>> +1
>>
>>> * We should adopt a revision policy for the document. I'd suggest a
>>> policy of: new terms are added via W3C Recs. A mailing list is
>>> provided for the announcement of new terms. New terms must be
>>> announced on that list either three months before they're added
>>> to the vocab, or when the spec defining them hits Last Call -
>>> whichever comes first! This allows the vocab to change over time,
>>> but also gives implementers reasonable security in hard-coding
>>> or aggressively caching the vocab.
>>>
>> It is unclear to me who will 'own' this document. The terms we would add are not (necessarily) for RDFa only, right?
>>
>> Ivan
>>
>>
>>> * The information above the Introduction section needs revising in
>>> that the XHTML2 Working Group is ceasing to exist within the W3C.
>>>
>>> But once those issues are resolved, it would be nice to publish the
>>> updated vocabulary document.
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Toby A Inkster
>>> <mailto:mail@tobyinkster.co.uk>
>>> <http://tobyinkster.co.uk>
>>>
>>
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>> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
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> Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
> mobile: +31-641044153
> PGP Key: http://www.ivan-herman.net/pgpkey.html
> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
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