Re: HTML+RDFa, Microdata, and Canvas in HTML WG

On Thu, 2010-02-25 at 11:47 -0500, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> I agree with the WG chairs that these items -- data and canvas -- are reasonable areas of work for the group.  It is appropriate for the group to publish documents in this area.
> On the one hand, they elaborate areas touched on in HTML4.
> On the other, these elaborations are much deeper than the features of HTML4,
> but also they form separate subsystems, and these subsystems have 
> strong overlaps with other design areas.
> It is important (a) that the design be modular; (b) that the specifications be kept modular and (c) that the communities of expertise of the respective fields (graphics and data) be involved in the design process.
> I am asking the domain lead  to annotate the charter in place to make these points clearer to newcomers.  

The charter is now annotated:


Received on Friday, 26 February 2010 20:52:03 UTC