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

David Janes davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Sat Dec 9 07:55:15 PST 2006

> >- never look for attributes inside BLOCKQUOTE or Q
> Why not?

Because their definitions in the HTML spec [1] say that these are for
pulling in data from elsewhere. From this one concludes that it's
likely that this data is not necessarily going to be marked up in a
way consistent with the current page.

> >- "unless explicitly defined to be otherwise"
> How would that be done?

When writing a new microformat, one says "we look inside X Y and Z for
A B and C"

Regards, etc...

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/text.html#edef-BLOCKQUOTE

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