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

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 02:28:17 -0800
Message-ID: <63df84f0912100228n577a8814m821c06332b4f195d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 2:09 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> I have updated the counter-proposal located on the ESW Wiki at
>> http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/ChangeProposals/KeepMicrodata .
>>
>> ~TJ
>
> "If Microdata were to be split from the HTML spec, it is possible that
> control of it would move to a separate working group, which would move part
> of HTML's development out of the hands of the working group chartered to
> develop HTML."
>
> How so, without the HTML WG agreeing to that?

HTML says that other specs may allow other specs to declare other
things to be valid. It doesn't say that these specs must be developed
by the HTML WG, or indeed the W3C.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 10 December 2009 10:29:17 UTC

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