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Fwd: Pubrules update: XHTML+RDFa permitted as DTD in non-Recs

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 16:52:45 +0200
To: "XHTML WG" <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Cc: "Forms WG" <public-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uc9cx7qusmjzpq@acer3010>

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From: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
To: chairs@w3.org
Subject: Pubrules update: XHTML+RDFa permitted as DTD in non-Recs
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 16:50:01 +0200


In order to help test "RDFa in XHTML: Syntax and Processing" [1],
which was published as a Candidate Recommendation on 20 June,
pubrules is hereby updated to allow technical reports (except
for Recommendations) to use the XHTML+RDFa DTD. The validator
and the pubrules checker both support this DTD.

This change affected two pubrules provisions, which now read:

1. All normative representations MUST either:

    * validate as either HTML 4.x or as some version of XHTML that is a
      W3C Recommendation, or
    * validate as XHTML+RDFa; see RDFa in XHTML: Syntax and Processing
      (not yet a W3C Recommendation; Team Contacts please see the
      Communications Team to propose additional exceptions).

2. At least one normative representation MUST identify itself as HTML
    4.x, or XHTML 1.0, or XHTML+RDFa (for backwards compatibility).

Thank you,

  _ Ian

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/CR-rdfa-syntax-20080620
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