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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 10:11:11 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8E569F.6060306@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> the current registration looses information from RFC 2854 -- RFC 2854 
>> applies to all HTML vocabularies (and references them), while the HTML5 
>> just describes the "current" language. (this could of course be fixed in 
>> HTML5 by adding that historic information in the right place)
> HTML5 obsoletes all prior vocabularies and defines behaviour (and 
> semantics) for all text/html documents. So it is appropriate for it to
> do this.

If it would, yes.

But it doesn't.

text/html is also for documents authored in earlier versions of HTML, 
and HTML5 doesn't describe those completely (such as meta/@scheme, 
head/@profile etc)

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 21 August 2009 08:22:22 UTC

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