[uf-discuss] Microformat versioning

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 11:33:58 PST 2006

This is a useful reply and seems relevant to authors/implementors and
to parsers (though parsing doesn't belong on this list).

If it's not been done already, could this be added to the wiki under
versioning practices?


On 12/13/06, Ciaran McNulty <mail at ciaranmcnulty.com> wrote:
> On 12/13/06, Steve Marshall <steve at nascentguruism.com> wrote:
> > This, to my mind, is sub-optimal: the version of the format in use
> > isn't something most (if any) users care about and, ideally, shouldn't
> > be required to be part of the content.
> For Microformats that have an XMDP profile this is at least in part
> solved, a page using hCard would, for instance, have the following:
> <html profile="http://www.w3.org/2006/03/hcard">
> Which clearly references a time-based version of the hCard profile.
> Presumably if hCard is updated, then new profile URLs will be
> established.
> However because hListing is still a draft, there isn't a profile to
> link to, so I don't know if there's a solution for you.  The status of
> the draft format is so much in flux, it might not be practical to
> start 'version numbering' them just yet anyhow.
> -Ciaran
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