[uf-discuss] Marking Up Personal Profiles

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Mon Oct 2 19:06:44 PDT 2006

On Oct 2, 2006, at 2:07 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:

>> I have had a really hard time finding currency examples on the Web
>> using something else/more than the "price" class name to qualify
>> currency amounts
> How much data was marked up with "dtstart", "fn" or "entry-content"  
> as a
> class name, before microformats came along?

None.  Existing use of class names is not a prerequisite to a  
microformat.  Existing published content is a prerequisite.  If it's  
not published in HTML, we can't microformat it.  But if it's already  
published in HTML with standard class names, we don't need to  
microformat it.


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