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Re: HTML5-warnings - motivations

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 11:52:56 -0400
Message-ID: <4A804258.1050500@intertwingly.net>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Manu Sporny wrote:
> You and Ian are questioning my motives for asking for the HTML5-warnings
> document to be published as a WD. Rather than let you assert what my
> intentions are, we should address these dubious claims head on:

I won't question your motives, but I will note that the issues mentioned 
in your draft in the Microdata[1] section weren't previously raised as 
an Issue[2].

I'll also ask when/where was "An additional alternative that is being 
proposed is the removal of Microdata and RDFa from the HTML5 
specification" raised?  I've seen a (preliminary, not submitted tot he 
WG) proposal from you to include RDFa alongside Microdata, but I don't 
recall a proposal to remove Microdata.

Note: I am not suggesting that your draft be revised.  If there is an 
issue and/or a proposal, I simply want to track it or them.

- Sam Ruby

[1] http://html5.digitalbazaar.com/specs/html5-warnings-diff.html#microdata
[2] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues
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