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Re: Error in the XHTML Profile

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2010 16:56:01 +0100
Cc: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, W3C RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Message-Id: <99063001-BC42-49A7-9E27-CFD64DF9A7D2@w3.org>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Done.

Ivan

On Dec 4, 2010, at 16:05 , Shane McCarron wrote:

> Go for it.
> 
> On 12/4/2010 3:31 AM, Ivan Herman wrote:
>> Shane, Toby,
>> 
>> for the good order:
>> 
>> - Shane, I believe there is an agreement that the current XHTML vocab file is buggy. This is just an editorial issue, not really a LC issue; ie, unless there is an opposition in the group, this should be handled. If you want, I can do it, but I do not want to touch the file without your authorization...
>> - Toby, I think that the possible addition of the describedby term is a Last Call comment, and should be treated as such; ie, a new issue should be raised and handled by the working group... Could you do that?
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> Ivan
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Dec 1, 2010, at 12:47 , Ivan Herman wrote:
>> 
>>> On Dec 1, 2010, at 12:12 , Toby Inkster wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Wed, 2010-12-01 at 11:02 +0100, Ivan Herman wrote:
>>>>> Victor Andrée (cc-d) contacted me a few days ago because he found some
>>>>> bug in my newest pyRdfa code. However... one issue was not my bug but
>>>>> yours:-)
>>>> I volunteered to rewrite the XHTML vocab a few months ago. My rewrite is
>>>> here:
>>>> 
>>>> http://buzzword.org.uk/2010/xhtml-vocab-20101110.xhtml
>>>> 
>>>> It still needs a few changes I think:
>>>> 
>>>> * We should discuss whether to include "describedby" in the profile
>>>> mapping to<http://www.w3.org/2007/05/powder-s#describedby>. This
>>>> relationship is used by POWDER and XRD/WebFinger, so it might be
>>>> nice to adopt it. We should have a resolution to adopt it or not.
>>>> 
>>> +1
>>> 
>>>> * We should adopt a revision policy for the document. I'd suggest a
>>>> policy of: new terms are added via W3C Recs. A mailing list is
>>>> provided for the announcement of new terms. New terms must be
>>>> announced on that list either three months before they're added
>>>> to the vocab, or when the spec defining them hits Last Call -
>>>> whichever comes first! This allows the vocab to change over time,
>>>> but also gives implementers reasonable security in hard-coding
>>>> or aggressively caching the vocab.
>>>> 
>>> It is unclear to me who will 'own' this document. The terms we would add are not (necessarily) for RDFa only, right?
>>> 
>>> Ivan
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> * The information above the Introduction section needs revising in
>>>> that the XHTML2 Working Group is ceasing to exist within the W3C.
>>>> 
>>>> But once those issues are resolved, it would be nice to publish the
>>>> updated vocabulary document.
>>>> 
>>>> -- 
>>>> Toby A Inkster
>>>> <mailto:mail@tobyinkster.co.uk>
>>>> <http://tobyinkster.co.uk>
>>>> 
>>> 
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>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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