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ISSUE-102 (meta-name-registry): Registration procedure for meta/@name [HTML 5 spec]

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Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 13:49:48 +0000 (GMT)
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ISSUE-102 (meta-name-registry): Registration procedure for meta/@name [HTML 5 spec]


Raised by: Julian Reschke
On product: HTML 5 spec

originally raised as http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8727:

"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

HTML5-SPEC-SECTIONS [other-metadata-names]
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