[whatwg] Microdata feedback

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Jan 18 14:03:04 PST 2010

Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 7:58 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> I've made it redirect to the spec.
> Could you say that the URL *should* provide human-readable information
> about the vocabulary?  We all know the problems with having
> centrally-stored machine-readable data about your specs, but
> encouraging the URL to provide human-readable info seems helpful.  (If
> they aren't supposed to be dereferenced, why use HTTP?)
> ...

SHOULD return human-readable information is good, if you also add SHOULD 
NOT automatically dereference.

BR, Julian

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