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Re: metadata content

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 13:03:02 +0100
Message-ID: <495224F6.600@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, public-html@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> Wikis have full history, if someone vandalises the page, just fix it. It's 
> not difficult. :-)
 > ...

It's time consuming -- to work reliably, one essentially needs to 
monitor all changes.

>> URIs as identifiers (when chosen properly) already avoid name clashes; I 
>> don't see why it would make sense to register them in a central place.
> The registration is not intended to avoid name clashes, doing that is 
> easy. The registration is meant to provide a way for people to find out 
> what values mean, so that they can interoperate.

Which is something URIs-as-identifiers can be good at, too.

> ...
> If there are issues that have not been raised, please raise them, 
> otherwise they won't be considered. If there are issues that have been 
> raised but not yet considered, then (assuming they are in Bugzilla, or if 
> I have noticed them and saved them to one of my folders) they will be 
> dealt with in due course. If there are issues that have been raised and 
> dealt with and you just didn't like the conclusion, then please raise this 
> with the chairs, so that we can follow the proper W3C escalation process. 
 > ...

I think these are issues the chairs are aware of, it's the whole area of 
  how extensibility is supposed to work.

> However, in the latter case, unless I made some gross error or was biased 
> in some way, which I try hard to avoid, I don't really see what the 
> process is going to do differently unless we end up with working group 
> decisions that are technically unsound.

And no, I'm not going to participate in yet another process discussion.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 24 December 2008 12:03:44 UTC

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