[uf-discuss] Currency microformat

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed Jul 19 16:25:07 PDT 2006

On 7/19/06 3:33 PM, "Andy Mabbett" <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:

> In message <dF49YWG4GrvEFwgw at pigsonthewing.org.uk>, Andy Mabbett
> <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> writes
>> Something like:
>>        <currency type="GBP" unit="shilling" date="1860">6</shilling> to
>>        <currency type="GBP" unit="shilling" date="1860">20</shilling>
>>        shillings
> Ack! That should be:
>       <currency type="GBP" unit="shilling" date="1836">6</currency> to
>       <currency type="GBP" unit="shilling" date="1836">20</currency>
>       shillings


1. Appears to violate DRY by duplicating "shilling" in several places.
2. Encourages invisible data, the "date" attribute in particular.

Which real world example was this trying to mark up? (i.e. at what URL was
this content found?)


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