[uf-discuss] Citation: next steps?
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Wed Aug 30 11:29:11 PDT 2006
On 8/30/06, Michael McCracken <michael.mccracken at gmail.com> wrote:
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> I'm not convinced that a formalized Dublin Core microformat class set
> is necessary for a good citation microformat, and I do think it'd be a
> distraction to getting the main goal completed.
A reasonable argument; I have no problem with that.
> As for using hCalendar, I think that would be great to mark up
> conferences, meetings, etc, in citations, but I don't think a citation
> microformat should *require* it. According to the hcard-authoring wiki
> page, a minimal hCalendar requires a summary, start date and end date
> or duration. I almost never see end dates or durations being published
> for citations in current practice, and I think requiring a valid
> hCalendar would make it harder for publishers to adopt the citation
Maybe the duration requirement can be dropped?
In any case, conferences and hearings and such have titles, dates
(usually contiguous start/end but soemtimes not), and usually
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