[whatwg] Please review use cases relating to embedding micro-data in text/html

Charles McCathieNevile chaals at opera.com
Sat Apr 25 06:42:02 PDT 2009

On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 05:53:09 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Apr 2009, Manu Sporny wrote:
>> I've looked over the list a couple of times and it's a good introduction
>> to the problem space.
> It's not really intended to be an introduction, so much as a complete  
> list of use cases that people want the spec to cover.

Oh. Then I think it is probably doomed to be incomplete - users not only  
do concrete things, but they do lots of different concrete things. This is  
possibly (probably?) a large enough set from which to derive general  
principles and clear goals.

> From the point of view of the HTML5 effort, what is needed is use cases,
> scenarios, and requirements, that don't in any way imply a particular
> solution, as in the list I posted, so that solutions can be evaluated.

So how do the solutions get proposed, or do you already have a candidate  
list you have selected? What's the process here?



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