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XML Core WG Status and Open Actions as of 2008 September 15

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 10:37:16 -0400
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Status and open actions
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XML 1.0 5th Edition
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See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#xml-errata

The XML 1.0 5th Edition PER has been published at
http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/PER-xml-20080205/

The PER period ended 16 May 2008.

A preliminary implementation report is at
http://www.w3.org/XML/2008/01/xml10-5e-implementation

Henry sent a status summary email at
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2008Sep/0011

Henry has started a DoC at
http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2008/09/xml-5e/disposition.html

ACTION to Henry:  Send email to Francois asking his opinion
on the Unicode issues raised in AC comments outlined in
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2008Sep/0011

ACTION to Henry:  Take charge of adding a sentence to the
para in the SoTD addressing issue ac-2 and issue vanderVlist-1.

ACTION to Henry:  Add rationales to the XML 1.0 Errata document
(addressing issue kesselman-1).

ACTION to Henry:  Draft a response to all the process complaints.


XML Test Suite
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See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#xml-test-suite

Henry/Richard discussed the test suite issues raised by Frans Englich:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-testsuite/2007Mar/ 

ACTION: Richard to construct a test case for these issues.


Namespaces in XML 1.0/1.1
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See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#ns1.0 and
http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#ns1.1.

Richard has partially updated the NS PE doc at
http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2001/05/proposed-xml-names-errata.html

CONSENSUS to approve NPE 27, 28, and 30.

ACTION to Richard:  Update the NPE and Errata documents to 
reflect the latest status of NPE 27, 28, and 30.

ACTION to Richard:  Fill in a proposed resolution for NPE29.

We need to consider what to do about allowing IRIs (or LEIRIs?)
as namespace names in NS 1.0 and what to do about undeclaring
namespace prefix bindings in NS 1.0.

John sent email asking the I18N Core how they feel about
changing NS1.0 to allow IRIs (instead of just URIs) for
namespace names:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-international/2008JulSep/0049
and there was some email discussion--see
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-international/2008JulSep/thread.
html#msg49


LEIRIs
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See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#leiri

A summary of what specs need to be revised to reference LEIRIs is at
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2007Dec/0045

Martin's has made a new latest version available at 
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-duerst-iri-bis-04

Martin has asked us to review it and supply tests; see:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2008Aug/0002

Addison Phillips of I18N Core recommends we consider publishing 
LEIRIs as a WG Note; see
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2008Aug/0004

Henry now feels we should publish a WG Note defining LEIRIs.

We need a volunteer to be the editor of the LEIRI-defining WG Note.


XML Base 2nd Edition 2nd PER
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See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#xml-base

The (second) XML Base (Second Edition) PER has been published at
http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/PER-xmlbase-20080320/
and announced at
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2008JanMar/0112

The XML Base PER review period ended 30 June 2008.

Richard developed an initial draft DoC document for XML Base at
http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/2008/09/xmlbase-2e/disposition.html

ACTION to Paul and Richard:  Work at getting the DoC finalized.

Eventual ACTION to Henry:  Take XML Base 2nd Ed to Rec.


XLink 1.1
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See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#xlink1.1

The XLink 1.1 Last Call has been published at
http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-xlink11-20080331/

The LC review period ended 16 May 2008.

Norm has prepared a DoC at 
http://www.w3.org/XML/2008/05/xlinklc/

ACTION to Henry:  Continue to get the XSD for
XLink at an accessible URI.

There's an open question about whether the XSD/DTD 
should default the xlink:type attribute value. 
None of this effects our last call because the
XSD/DTD are not normative.

John asked whether we should have two schemas, one for
each of our conformance levels.

ACTION to Henry, John:  Think about having a basic level
conformance XSD for XLink.

Paul asks us to consider skipping CR and going directly to PR.

ACTION to Henry:  Review the history and make a recommendation
as to whether we should skip CR and go directly to PR.


XInclude 3rd Edition PER
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See also http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/Core#xinclude

XInclude 2nd Edition is at:
http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xinclude-20061115

ACTION to Daniel: Produce a PER-ready draft of XInclude 3rd Ed
with appropriate references to the IRI RFC for LEIRIs.
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