[whatwg] Proposed simplification to Microdata

Michael[tm] Smith mike at w3.org
Sun May 29 19:36:09 PDT 2011

Rob Crowther <robertc at boogdesign.com>, 2011-05-29 20:36 +0100:

> On 29/05/11 20:20, Guha wrote:
> >Can you point me at the portion of the HTML 5 spec that allows link and
> >meta to be used in the body?
> >
> It says it where the link and meta elements are defined:
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/semantics.html#the-link-element
> [...]
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/semantics.html#the-meta-element

If you were looking at the W3C drafts of the HTML5 and Microdata specs,
note that the Microdata draft is the one that needs to specify that link
and meta can be used in the body. But it currently doesn't. There's an open
bug report for it -


Michael[tm] Smith

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