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Re: ISSUE-76: Need feedback on splitting Microdata into separate specification

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 08:45:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4B18BE01.2050207@gmx.de>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> ...
> If we honestly can't decide between Technology A and B, and they're
> both 'good enough', then we should just decide arbitrarily on one or
> the other.  It's silly to support two technologies that overlap nearly
> exactly in use-cases.  As I favor things being in the spec, and
> Technology A (the proxy for Microdata) is already in the spec, one
> would presumably just choose that one, as it would require less work
> than integrating Technology B into the spec.
> ...

That would be "unfair" (yes), in that the editor of the spec used his 
power to select one would determine the WG's decision.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 4 December 2009 07:45:49 UTC

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