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Re: Verbosity of microdata

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:33:07 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAuc=L0=aiBZEGVLv13rJfP05=id3fhK6K=C+DPpVZX_7LQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
> On 22.3.2012 12:17, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> Right. Though asserting that its-locNote is valid would be a terrible
>> idea, since the parsing algorithm cannot output such an attribute in
>> the document tree. It makes more sense to assert that its-loc-note is
>> valid.
> Yes, sure attribute names will be lowercased.
> Henri are you willing to add support for such additional HTML5+XXX
> vocabularies into validator.nu given that you are provided with RELAX NG
> schema implementing additional xxx- prefixed attributes?

If XXX is supposed to be browser-sensitive and is supported by two or
more major browsers and the RELAX NG schema plugs into the HTML5
schema and comes under a Free Software license, yes. If XXX is not
meant to be browser-sensitive, it's harder to give exact criteria, but
it depends on XXX being on a REC track, XXX being supported by real
(non-browser) software that's used with HTML files that are also
browser-targeted, XXX support having real user demand from validator
users, XXX not confusing Web authors about its
browser-insensitiveness, etc.

I don't know enough about ITS to give an ITS-specific answer right now.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 22 March 2012 13:33:42 UTC

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