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[whatwg] Rel and META values

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 00:21:32 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907310020420.6420@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 21 Jul 2009, Bil Corry wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote on 7/19/2009 5:39 AM: 
> > On Wed, 15 Jul 2009, Bil Corry wrote:
> >> I'm curious too, since the HTML5 draft itself says[1]:
> >>
> >> -----
> >> "This specification does not define how new values will get approved. It 
> >> is expected that the Wiki will have a community that addresses this."
> >> -----
> >>
> >> So the verbiage at the bottom regarding how a status becomes "Accepted" 
> >> appears to be incorrect.  There is no process currently in place to 
> >> adopt any proposed rel value as Accepted.
> > 
> > The "community" right now is defined as the microformats+w3c communities. 
> > I'd like a more dedicated community, but that doesn't just happen on its 
> > own -- someone has to step forward and own that process. It's a lot of 
> > work, and if we are to have continuity and stability in the process, it 
> > would have to be someone willing to commit to this for many years.
> 
> What do you think of adopting Web Linking's registry and registration process?
> 
> 	http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-http-link-header-06#section-6.2

Sounds way more complex than a wiki! I've sent last call comments to that 
effect.

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