[microformats-discuss] re: Microformat for timestamp of updated content

David Janes -- BlogMatrix davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Fri Aug 19 03:23:25 PDT 2005

Just out of curiosity -- in places where I'm seeing <abbr 
title="FORMAL-VALUE">INFORMAL-VALUE</abbr>, would we also 
accept/generate using the <span> or some other HTML element. I.e. I'm 
wondering why <abbr> is always being used when "title" is available on 
all HTML elements [1].

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/sgml/dtd.html#coreattrs

Regards, etc...

Tantek Çelik wrote:
> On 8/17/05 12:15 PM, "Bryan J Busch" <bryanjbusch at gmail.com> wrote:

>>If the date representation is left out of the standard, then are we
>>talking something like:
>><abbr class="last-modified" title="[unknown date/time
>>format]">[unknown date/time format]</abbr>
> Not quite.  He literally meant *between* <abbr> and </abbr>, e.g. in your
> words:
> <abbr class="last-modified" title="[ISO8601 datetime]">
>   [unknown date/time format]
> </abbr>
> Tantek

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