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Re: RDFa Syntax Feb 18th 2008 - accepted as Last Call!

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 13:03:18 +0100
Message-ID: <47BD6886.4030308@w3.org>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: RDFa mailing list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>, Diego Berrueta <diego.berrueta@fundacionctic.org>
This is wonderful news! Many thanks to all involved...


Manu Sporny wrote:
> Good news everyone!
> The RDFa Syntax Document (draft Feb 18th, 2008) has been approved as a
> Last Call working draft, with a 4 week commenting period:
> RESOLVED: that RDFa syntax editors' draft 18 Feb 2008
> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/2008/ED-rdfa-syntax-20080218/ be published as
> last call working draft.
> RESOLVED: to have 4 week period for last call for rdfa syntax (ending
> march 21) with option to extend.
> I just wanted to send out an extra special Thank You! to everybody that
> has been involved in getting RDFa to this point. Especially those that
> went above and beyond over the past couple of days to make this happen:
> Shane, who spent most of his weekend on Skype updating the document,
> making edits and giving input on changes.
> Mark, who took time away from several very important family events to
> make sure that the proper corrections were placed into the document.
> Ed, who had reviewed the document several times while he was on holiday.
> Diego, who took a considerable amount of time over the weekend and
> during the past several days to respond to the processing rule changes.
> Ivan, who volunteered to review the document in the final hour and who
> caught several bugs that most of us missed.
> and Ralph, who provided guidance and comments on the W3C process.
> I came into this expecting a painful "design-by-committee" experience
> and it has certainly been anything but that. The people involved with
> RDFa are passionate about this standard and the work they do - this past
> week was a reminder of that shared belief.
> Great work everyone! I haven't seen so many people step up to the plate
> like that in a very long time - it is truly, a rare occurrence.
> -- manu


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