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Re: CfC: Publish HTML5 Microdata as First Public Working Draft and a new HTML5 Working Draft

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 17:14:58 -0800
Cc: HTML WG Public List <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <F561125B-8659-4966-9F5B-30CBCBFECEDA@apple.com>
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>

On Jan 8, 2010, at 4:54 PM, Shelley Powers wrote:

> I do not support the publication of Microdata as a W3C FPWD.
> The same concerns we had previously, that the W3C seemingly promoting
> two separate metadata approaches would cause confusion, still applies.
> I think it would be better for the specification to be a WhatWG only
> publication, as Microformats has its own support organization.

As a purely personal comment, I don't think we should be encouraging  
Web technologies to be published in a way that is not covered by a  
suitable patent policy.

Received on Saturday, 9 January 2010 01:16:36 UTC

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