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Re: ISSUE-27 survey feedback, was: Responses to objections to the Microformats rel registry CP

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:26:44 +0300
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1302168404.8915.2490.camel@shuttle>
On Mon, 2011-04-04 at 22:44 +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 02.04.2011 03:34, Edward O'Connor wrote:
> > ...
> >> This comparison also doesn't reflect the fact that the IANA registry
> >> has only been open for a couple of months. The expert review process
> >> takes time, and given time the IANA registry is likely to catch up in
> >> reflecting reality, and perhaps overtake the microformats wiki.
> >
> > As we have seen in the past couple of months since your email, the IANA
> > registry hasn't caught up to the existing-rel-values page of the
> > Microformats wiki. For instance, it still doesn't document rel=pingback.
> > ...
> Because we haven't got a spec that the designated experts (including 
> myself) consider stable enough; note that this affect both content and 
> location.

This is ridiculous. The pingback spec has been stable in terms of both
content and location since 2002.

I think this should be treated as evidence that the procedures at IANA
(as implemented by the current Designated Experts at least) don't work.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 7 April 2011 09:27:15 UTC

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