[microformats-discuss] question regarding MF enclosing attributes
ryan at technorati.com
Thu Jul 21 13:36:42 PDT 2005
On Jul 21, 2005, at 1:22 PM, Bud Gibson wrote:
> Many microformats have a class attribute value indicating that the
> affected element encloses markup belonging to that microformat.
> XFN uses the URL of its XMDP as this value. Based on Danny Ayers'
> request for URIs in microformats, one idea was that the XFN
> practice could be extended to other microformats.
> Would this indeed be a good or desirable practice?
Yes. It is a desirable practice, and has always been the plan. And I
thought we'd covered this issue already?
Other microformats will have profile urls, but only once they are
solid enough to be standardized.
> A very practical motivation for this question is that I am in the
> process of embedding xFolk in an RSS 2.0 feed and would like a
> compact representation to indicate the microformat is in use and
> where information about it can be found.
As xFolk becomes a standard (ie, calsified), it will need to have a
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