[uf-discuss] hThing microformat ... or design pattern

David Janes davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Fri Nov 17 11:28:37 PST 2006

My intention is to stick to (1) analyzing existing behavior/use on the
web and (2) using the 80/20 rule. I think we'll be fine. If
compositing objects becomes an issue (for example, describing an Audi
with 4 Pirelli tires) then we'll hash it out.

Regards, etc...

On 11/17/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> In message
> <3d6832e50611170751q2ffca5adiaa6b9f697e050603 at mail.gmail.com>, Eric
> Skiff <microformats at glitchnyc.com> writes
> >hItem is a bit vague on purpose to make it flexible, but in general, i
> >think it will be most useful for describing physical goods.
> Consider these two examples.
>         A bottle of wine is an item. So is the case of 12 bottles in
>         which it is sold.
> Is the wine inside the bottle also an object in its own right?
> and
>         A brick is an object.
>         So is the wall of which that forms part.
>         So is the room of which that forms part.
>         So is the apartment of which that forms part.
>         So is the apartment block of which that forms part.
> Is the city of which the apartment block forms a part, also an object?
> If I mark up the apartment block with all of its aforesaid components,
> in a nested manner, and apply a height, does it apply to the block, or
> the brick?
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