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Re: Tracking bugs on Microdata and 2D Context (was Re: CfC: Publish HTML5, RDFa heartbeats and Microdata, 2D Context and H:TML as FPWDs)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 10:59:40 +0100
Message-ID: <4B7A6C8C.3060806@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Feb 15, 2010, at 3:31 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> Some people have discouraged the idea of creating more components 
>>> because it would break people's existing tools. If others consider it 
>>> important for clarity, then we can create new components (or some 
>>> other distinguishing feature, such as keywords).
>> I think new components would be good, but keywords as workaround might 
>> work as well.
> I'm a little wary of changing our set of components because it seems to 
> break things when we do it. The alternatives I thought of:
> ...

On 2nd thought: using the existing "HTML5" component is even worse. It 
will break existing queries like "how many bugs do we have open on 
HTML5"? Which, I would argue, is the query we should focus on :-)

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 10:00:16 UTC

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