alternates Re: [uf-discuss] XOXO eye for an XML guy

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at
Wed Nov 16 08:33:50 PST 2005

Hi David,

On Nov 16, 2005, at 1:06 AM, David Janes -- BlogMatrix wrote:
> I just wanted to note the use of "alternates" as a pattern here --  
> i.e. a blog's URI + alternate URIs. We've seen this pattern before  
> during discussions of MediaRSS as a profile for encoding alternates  
> of the same logical enclosure.
> Of the type of my head, I can think of a way of "loosely"  
> recognizing alternations (using an outer class="alternates" and  
> inner class="primary", class="alternate" for example) but it may be  
> too ugly.

Yeah, that one keeps me awake at night. ;-)   Care to start an  
"alternates-examples" page, so we can try to nail this down?


Ernest N. Prabhakar, Ph.D. <drernie at>
Ex-Physicist, Marketing Weenie, and Dilettante Hacker
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