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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 10:31:04 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0912101026440.19122@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Julian Reschke 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 .
> 
> "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?

This was a point Shelley brought up, I believe:

   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Dec/0189.html

Since nobody questioned it when Shelley suggested it, I presumed it was a 
good argument and suggested to Tab that it might be worth taking her 
suggestion into account.

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