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Re: CfC: Publish HTML5, RDFa heartbeats and Microdata, 2D Context and H:TML as FPWDs

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 18:07:42 +0100
Message-ID: <4B72E7DE.3000400@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 17:45:37 +0100, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> I already have objected to re-publish these sections as part of the 
>> Microdata spec, see 
>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Feb/0042.html>. 
>> In particular, I'd like to see a statement from the editor about 
>> whether this is intentional, or just an oversight (potentially caused 
>> by the way the specs are generated).
> I'm not the editor, but I know this is intentional.

Thanks for the feedback.

So does anybody want to argue that development of metadata vocabularies 
is part of our charter?

I have no problem with people working on this, but this *really* should 
  be coordinated with other stakeholders, such as:

- RDF community (there's no reason why vocabularies can't be shared 
between RDF and Microdata, as far as I understand),

- Microformats, and

- the relevant IETF Working Groups, which just obsoleted RFC 2445 (with 
RFC 5545), and are working ob obsoleting RFC 2426 (with 

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 10 February 2010 17:08:23 UTC

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