[uf-discuss] Currency microformat
scott at randomchaos.com
Wed Jul 19 19:05:13 PDT 2006
On Jul 19, 2006, at 6:05 PM, Michael Leikam 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."
I'm just reiterating the first two microformats principles :
# solve a specific problem
# start as simple as possible
Regardless of how interested we may be in a complex problem, simple
problems still need to be solved first.
On Jul 19, 2006, at 6:28 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> Google finds:
> about 58,500 for "worth" "in modern terms".
Great. You could start documenting those, and find common patterns.
But I predict one of those common patterns will be the use of
currency, so you'll need to solve that problem first.
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