class="hack"? Re: [uf-discuss] Comments from IBM/Lotus rep about Microformats

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.lists at
Fri Dec 8 14:11:11 PST 2006

On 12/8/06, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar <drernie at> wrote:

> On Dec 8, 2006, at 4:04 AM, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> > Likewise, using class to indicate both properties and, um, class, is
> > also a hack.
> I think that's probably where we part company.   I suspect most of us
> here consider the use of HTML "class" for semantic information fully
> in line with the both the letter and spirit of the spec, and thus an
> entirely natural usage.

My point, Ernie, is there's no obvious way to map it onto a model. I
don't think that's such a controversial thing to say. We've got tables
and columns (RDBMSes), resources and properties (RDF), objects and
attributes (oo). Class and ... ?


More information about the microformats-discuss mailing list