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Re: Verbosity of microdata

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:47:20 +0100
Message-ID: <4F61BAA8.3020805@kosek.cz>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On 15.3.2012 10:15, David Carlisle wrote:

> I think the (or rather an) "html way" (as used by RDFa for example) is
> to exercise the clause in html5 that allows other specifications to
> extend it, and then just assert that (say) its-locNote is a valid
> attribute of the extended specification.

Hi David, thanks for insight. Could you please point me to the clause
that allows this, I wasn't able to find?

Also there will be problem with such approach when page is going to be
validated. Normal HTML5 validator would refuse page with its-
attributes. Shouldn't be conformance criteria lifted then and allow any
attribute named prefix-* (except aria- which can be checked more


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