[uf-discuss] media file example of hAtom

David Janes -- BlogMatrix davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Wed Jun 14 02:36:10 PDT 2006

Strangely enough!:


Regards, etc...

Kevin Marks wrote:
> rel-enclosure is deliberately limited, so that it can be used as part of 
> a wider format.
> The issue of alternative representations seems like a common one for 
> media. At the HTML level rel="alternate" is used for this.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/links.html#h-12.3
> If you are listing alternatives, use  a list
> So for your examples, a possible model would be
> <ol class="alternatives">
> <li><a href="story.doc" rel="enclosure alternate" 
> type="application/msword">the story in Word format</a></li>
> <li><a href="story.pdf" rel="enclosure alternate" 
> type="application/pdf">the story in pdf format</a></li>
> <li><a href="story.txt" rel="enclosure alternate" type="text/plain">the 
> story in text format</a></li>
> </ol>
> just an initial thought - lets do a proper problem statement and follow 
> the process:
> http://microformats.org/wiki/process
> On Jun 13, 2006, at 7:31 PM, Joshua Kinberg wrote:
>> I think the concern may be that relEnclosure is rather limited...
>> For instance, how do I use relEnclosure to markup a group of files
>> that may different versions of the same content? For example, a
>> document in Word, PDF, and TXT... or a video in Mov, WMV, etc.
>> Is there any way to specify an enclosure group? Should there be?
>> Could it be as simple as defining a class="enclosuregroup" block  (or
>> something like that) and then any relEnclosures within that block are
>> then known to belong to the same group?
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