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Re: [URGENT] 2nd Last Call Issues

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 12:57:19 -0500
Message-ID: <4D8CD77F.9070406@aptest.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>


On 3/25/2011 12:06 PM, Manu Sporny wrote:
> As explained here, there is an issue with XML+RDFa:
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdfa-wg/2011Mar/0100.html
>
> We need to make a number of proposals and resolve them as a working
> group in order to proceed to Last Call. This IS NOT a vote - it is a
> straw poll for consensus. We need at least 5 people in the RDFa WG to +1
> each of these items to proceed. If someone -1s any of these proposals,
> please explain why. We need to accomplish the following:
>
>   * Modify the processing rules to assume an about="" on the root
>     element.
>   * Note that this decision overrules the decision we made yesterday.
>   * Adjust the publication date to next Thursday - it would be kinda
>     jerk-y of us to ask W3C Pubs to only have one day to review our
>     request.
>
> So here goes, make sure to +1/+0/-1 each proposal item:
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> PROPOSAL: The RDFa Core processing rules should be modified in a way
> that ensures that the root element assumes an about="" if no @about is
> specified. For example, the following text could accomplish this:
> """
> In section 7.5, processing step 6, if no URI is provided by an @about
> attribute, then first check to see if the element is the root element.
> If it is, then act as if there is an empty @about present, and process
> it according to the rule for @about.
>
> In section 7.5, processing step 7, if no URI is provided by an @about
> attribute, then first check to see if the element is the root element.
> If it is, then act as if there is an empty @about present, and process
> it according to the rule for @about.
> """

+1

> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> PROPOSAL: The decision to assume an empty @about="" on root elements
> overrides the decision made on March 24th 2010:
> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/meetings/2011-03-24#resolution_2

+1

> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> PROPOSAL: RDFa Core 1.1 and XHTML+RDFa 1.1 should be modified to include
> the empty @about="" on root elements decision and should then proceed
> into the 2nd Last Call with a publication date targeted at March 31st
> with a Last Call period of 3 weeks from the publication date.

+1 - but there is no modification required for XHTML+RDFa 1.1

> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Please respond to this e-mail immediately.
>
> -- manu
>

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