[whatwg] RDFa statement consistency

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Aug 29 13:17:37 PDT 2008

On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> I fully expect to be revisiting this whole mess in 5-10 years to come up 
> with a real spec, after we've seen which of the experiments succeeded 
> and which failed. Then again maybe we'll just decide that specs don't 
> matter, and live with whatever browser vendors choose to implement.

That's actually exactly the process we are following. Spec things that we 
can justify and can get experimental implementations for, try to get more 
implementations, remove stuff that fails in the market place. That's one 
of the reasons the timetable for HTML5 has the work planned to continue 
until at least 2022.

For details see the FAQ:


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