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[Bug 8727] New: registration procedure for meta/@name values

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Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 17:21:18 +0000
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           Summary: registration procedure for meta/@name values
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: julian.reschke@gmx.de
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

The spec currently points to <http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/MetaExtensions> for
the registration procedure. That's a problem in itself, as the registration
procedure should be part of the spec and not a moving target (which I think a
Wiki entry is).

The wiki page itself says:


For the "Status" section to be changed to "Accepted", the proposed keyword must
be defined by a W3C specification in the Candidate Recommendation or
Recommendation state. If it fails to go through this process, it is


This text should be part of the HTML5 spec. Whether a Wiki is a good registry,
and whether the registration requirements themselves make sense are orthogonal

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