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Re: HTML 5 Working Group closes without action TAG request to remove microdata

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 22:47:41 +0100
Message-ID: <4B22BDFD.2070206@gmx.de>
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
CC: www-tag@w3.org, Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, rubys@us.ibm.com, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:
> The subject line of this note is a bit of an oversimplification.  As best 
> I can tell, what has happened is:
> * The TAG opened HTML 5 bug 8220 [1]: "The TAG requests that the microdata 
> feature be removed from the specification.  "
> * As noted in the attached email, that bug is now closed as a duplicate of 
> bug 7542 [2].

...by the editor, not by the Working Group.

It's tracked as ISSUE-76, <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/76>.

There's currently a poll going on, see Maciej's announcement in 

 > ..
> * The status of bug 7542 is Status:  RESOLVED Resolution: WONTFIX 

To be fair, it also has the keyword "TrackerIssue", which means that the 
bug now is tracked in Tracker.

> I plan to schedule discussion of this on an upcoming TAG teleconference, 
> presumably next Thursday the 17th of December.  The TAG can then decide 
> whether we find this resolution to be acceptable.  Thank you.
> Noah
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8220
> [2] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7542
> ...

Best regards, Julian

(note that I agree with the request to remove Microdata, just trying the 
explain what's going on)
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