[uf-discuss] FACE and microformats?

Stephen Paul Weber singpolyma at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 05:02:14 PDT 2006

>>My question to you fine people is: are there any good reasons why I
>>shouldn't change this around so that the configuration is put on
>>the title attribute instead?
>>The only disadvantage I see is that without clearing the title
>>attribute after fetching the data from it would leave the tooltip
>>with totally un-tooltip-like data (it would be something like
>>title="C:foobar:40:MO:50:50"  for instance).
>My reservation with this is that it precludes valid use of the title
>attribute. Plus, in no way is your data block a title.

The TITLE attribute is more for descriptions than titles anyway... 
although I would agree it is to some extent a misuse of said 
attribute, would not using CLASS be more so?

Ultimately I would really recommend nesting invisible XOXO data or 
something, but that's a matter of opinion.

>I'd struggle
>to argue that it's a classification, but if you squint it's more a
>classification than a title. The possibility of a user-agent
>rendering this data (which is entirely possible) is rather too much
>to bear.
>So I'd say keep it in the class, but make it play nice.
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