[uf-dev] nested @class="value" properties

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Thu Feb 1 10:08:51 PST 2007

On Jan 31, 2007, at 6:32 PM, Derrick Lyndon Pallas wrote:

> I asked about this in IRC today and Tantek asked me to send an  
> email to the list. The question is: is @class="value" recursive.  
> For instance,
>  <div class="property">
>      <span class="type">type</span>
>      <span class="value">
>          <span class="value">foo</span>
>          quux
>          <span class="value">bar</span>
>      </span>
>  </div>
> In this example, is the value of property "foo quux bar" or just  
> "foo bar"? Personally, I would expect it to be "foo bar" because  
> that's what I'd expect from the following fragment:

See, I would expect it to bee "foo quux bar", because all three are  
text nodes of a node that has @class="value".

I don't know if value excerpting should be recursive or not, because  
I don't know how authors would expect it to work. Do you have any  
examples from the wild of recursive value excerpting?


Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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