[whatwg] microformats incompatible with WebApps 1.0 ?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 11 17:37:09 PST 2006

On Mon, 11 Dec 2006, Michel Fortin wrote:
> I think we should keep both systems. Things worth registering in the 
> global namespace because they're common and not very likely to be 
> misused (like class names currently listed in the spec: example, issue, 
> note, warning, error, search, copyright), could be registered globally, 
> things which are more specialized would be registered more restrictively 
> under a profile.

But we know that "profile" doesn't work.

> What worries me most about the Wiki idea is that it'll make conformance 
> to HTML5 a moving target that would need to be reevaluated each time a 
> new class is added on the Wiki.

How is this different from conformance to HTML5 + profile-specified 

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