[uf-discuss] 'currency' microformat straw-man proposal.
gl at brixlogic.com
Wed Sep 20 16:24:54 PDT 2006
IFX, a retail banking standard, uses Currency Code ("CurCode") instead
of "type" following the ISO4217 3-letter currency code, and Currency
Amount ("CurAmt") instead of money or currency. So it would be:
Andy Mabbett wrote:
> In message <CECA66E5-343A-482F-B73A-5164ACE8BDF0 at randomchaos.com>, Scott
> Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> writes
>> On Sep 20, 2006, at 4:18 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
>>>> <abbr class="currency" title="USD">
>>>> <span class="amount">42.67</span>
>>>> Isn't this suggesting that "42.67" is an abbreviation for "USD"?
>>> I've commented before that microformats already "misuse" <abbr> in
>> Where is that? I don't remember seeing anything like this, where one
>> piece of information is declared as abbreviation for another and
>> they're not even the same kind of information.
> I may be a similar discussion; sorry.
>> When the data is on the page, this seems like an ideal use of the
>> include pattern:
>> Specifically, something like this:
>> <th><abbr title="USD" id="usd" class="currency">Cost</abbr></th>
>> <td class="money">
>> <a class="include" href="#usd"></a>
>> <span class="amount">42.67</span>
> An empty anchor tag? Is that semantically meaningful? It's certainly
> something I'd usually avoid using,
>> When the data is not on the page at all, I'd say that's out of scope
>> for microformats.
> I now that's the received wisdom here; I don't agree that it's always
> the case, but this isn't the thread for that debate.
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