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[Bug 12918] I found that you limited the keywords acceptable for the meta-name attribute and for the link-rel attribute. In the specs you use exhaustive lists of allowed keywords. In my opinion you should only suggest keywords. See also http://webhel.blogspot.com/20

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Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> 2011-06-10 07:51:49 UTC ---
I'm curious: Why did you rather blog and file a bug than look up the specs for
the keywords you were using and edit the meta name registry to register the
keywords?

Was the error message not clear enough about the registration possibility? If
the W3C validator had given the same message wording that Validotor.nu (
http://html5.validator.nu/?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.helenahoeve.nl%2F ) gives now,
you have registered the keywords yourself.

I'm trying to understand why the registration mechanism isn't working as
designed.

That the validator whines about name="language" is actually good, since you
should be using <html lang=nl> instead.

I registered rel=P3Pv1 for you.

I'm curious: Why do you have a DC.title that's different from HTML <title>? Why
isn't HTML <title> enough?

As for the various alternatives for expressing the geographic location, I
encourage you to find specs that define those keywords *as HTML meta keywords*
and then to register they keywords with the links to the specs on meta keyword
registry wiki page linked from the validator error messages. I tried doing this
for you, but while I realize that WGS84 is the name of a coordinate scheme, I
didn't find any spec detailing the use or processing of <meta name=WGS84>.
Registrations require references to specs that define the keyword *as an HTML
meta keyword* to prevent propagating cargo-cult keywords.

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