[uf-discuss] Currency microformat

Michael Leikam leikam at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 19 16:05:11 PDT 2006


I wasn't aware that we had collectively settled on a
problem definition or had moved on to solving anything.  If
I've missed the cutoff, please consider my comments and
suggestions as late brainstorming.

I for one am interested in how to clearly mark up "6
shillings" or "5 dollars" when the author means "in 1836"
or "in 1905."


--- Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
> If we
> don't stick  
> to a specific problem, we risk never solving anything as
> the goal  
> continuously changes.  Case in point:
> On Jul 19, 2006, at 4:37 PM, Michael Leikam wrote:
> > If enabling exchange rate and value-over-time
> calculations
> > is a goal for a currency uf, I think we'll find them
> > essential.
> None of the examples or brainstorming on the wiki so far
> seem to  
> involve exchange rates nor value-over-time.  That appears
> to be a  
> separate, more complicated problem that can and should be
> considered  
> after a currency microformat is complete, not before.
> Peace,
> Scott
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