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Re: False positive on metadata name

From: Julian Matz <julianmatz@netlink.ie>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:47:51 +0000
Message-ID: <514A0457.9090704@netlink.ie>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: www-validator@w3.org
Thanks, Mike, for clearing that up. I wasn't aware of the issue with the
documentation. It now makes sense. I assumed that incomplete proposals
would be moved under "Proposals that don't meet the requirements for a
registration" or "Failed proposals".


On 20/03/2013 18:32, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:
> Julian Matz <julianmatz@netlink.ie>, 2013-03-20 00:25 +0000:
>> The error message is as follows:
>>>  Line 10, Column 109: Bad value google-translate-customization for attribute name on element meta: Keyword google-translate-customization is not registered.
>>> …ustomization" content="xxx....xxx">
>> However, the metadata name "google-translate-customization" is
>> registered at
>> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/MetaExtensions#Registered_Extensions
> It's not properly registered. The "Google documentation" hyperlink there
> goes to http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.co.nz/2012_05_01_archive.html,
> which is a blog posting, not a spec. And that blog posting doesn't actually
> even mention "google-translate-customization" at all, as far as I can see.
>> My suggestion would be to either stick to the official, original specs,
> The HTML spec is the official, original, spec. And it formally references
> the WHATWG wiki page.
>> and remove the message about WHATWG, or stay updated with the WHATWG
>> wiki/database. Otherwise, it's confusing.
> In this case, the "google-translate-customization" is intentionally not
> supported, because it's not properly registered. If somebody cares to take
> the time to properly register it by linking to an actual specification that
> defines what it means, that'd be great.
>   --Mike
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