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Re: RDFa and Web Directions North 2009

From: Michael Bolger <michael@michaelbolger.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 09:25:04 -0800
Message-ID: <4995ACF0.4000200@michaelbolger.net>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, public-rdfa@w3.org, RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Sam Ruby wrote:
> Anybody is allowed to produce a spec.  In fact, the license that Ian 
> made his spec available under has liberal provisions for productions 
> of derivative works.  If such a spec attracts a larger consensus than 
> the one that Ian is producing, it will be adopted by the HTML working 
> group.
>
> For something resembling RDFa to be included in HTML 5, somebody needs 
> to do the work and gain consensus.  That means either convincing Ian, 
> convincing somebody else, or picking up that work yourself.
>
As an "outsider" from the "street";

HTML 5,  Google, Mozilla, Apple, are in control of the spec(?).

Ian is the gatekeeper/editor?
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