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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 11:54:00 +0100
Message-ID: <4B20D348.9000707@gmx.de>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
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>
Jonas Sicking wrote:
> 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.
> ...

Yes. But what does this have to do with Microdata? If it starts as a W3C 
  HTML WG Working Draft, why would it end up somewhere else without the 
WG's agreement?

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 10 December 2009 10:54:45 UTC

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