[uf-discuss] SPAN, DIV and Rich Examples
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Fri Dec 22 09:29:31 PST 2006
On 22 Dec 2006, at 17:08, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> That sounds like a good idea; but I wonder if we should not break it
> down further, and have each example on a separate page, not on the
> but elsewhere, so they can be "viewed" using any of the available
Not sure. I'd see the purpose of the page better served by being able
to scroll through. There's an element of it being a source of
inspiration and enlightenment, rather than a tutorial on each method.
As for parsing with tools: Presuming that our MediaWiki installation
is capable of rendering the ABBR element — by default it gets
stripped from mark-up — surely it would be sufficient to place an id
on each rendered example? That would make each example addressable.
>> Better wording of that paragraph would be appreciated!
> The examples on this page use span and div elements, for
> clarity, but any HTML element can be used (though abbr is the
> only one whose title is parsed).
Better, although I don't think it's the right place to refer to the
intricacies of the ABBR pattern. That would be demonstrated in
examples themselves. So how about:
“The examples on this page and the *-examples page use
SPAN and DIV elements for clarity. However, *any* HTML
element can be used when publishing microformats.
See *-rich-examples for more detail.”
(*-examples and *-rich-examples would link to the appropriate pages,
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