[uf-discuss] New Microformats Cheatsheet PDF

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at opendarwin.org
Tue Dec 5 13:47:25 PST 2006

Hi Brian,

On Dec 5, 2006, at 1:40 PM, Brian Suda wrote:
> --- i think there was an reason why i didn't use ?, +, * (but i can't
> remember at the moment). The "One or More" is the UTF "currency sign",
> for me it is sort of emtpy circle with a cross through it - if they
> are too similar, i can look into switching them. Part of the issue
> with ?,+,* is how to you represent just "required" in REGEX simply
> having a char there makes it exist, but on the chart it is slightly
> more difficult.
> I'm certainly open to making things clearer so let me know what you  
> think.

I think using "x" for required is reasonable, since it does have the  
connotation of "present."
  If you replace the funky currency sign with "+", and make "?" the  
'One Optional' character, I think it should work, right?

-- Ernie P.

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