[uf-discuss] Currency microformat
Tantek Ç elik
tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed Jul 19 16:19:07 PDT 2006
I think it has not yet been shown by sufficient research that a "currency at
this *historical* point in time" is a problem worthy of a solving with a
Whether or not there is any specific interest on any of our parts to clearly
mark something up, there needs to be research done first to justify a
Until then, you are of course encouraged to experiment in the wild and use
the most semantic markup and class names that you yourself can come up with.
On 7/19/06 4:05 PM, "Michael Leikam" <leikam at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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
>>> is a goal for a currency uf, I think we'll find them
>> 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
>> after a currency microformat is complete, not before.
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