[uf-discuss] Comments from IBM/Lotus rep about Microformats

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Dec 9 06:45:16 PST 2006

In message
<21e523c20612090540s6b7bc14ak229ebff4786c2e9d at mail.gmail.com>, David
Janes <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com> writes

>My recent thinking has been that the following rules may work:
>An "outer" microformat should
>- never look for attributes inside nested microformats (particularly
>hCard, hCalendar, hAtom and xFolk)

You immediately hit problems with adr and geo inside hCard.

>- never look for attributes inside BLOCKQUOTE or Q

Why not?

>- "unless explicitly defined to be otherwise"

How would that be done?

Andy Mabbett
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