[uf-discuss] Tentative proposal for "What's New" listings
davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Thu Sep 21 15:45:52 PDT 2006
In particular, see 
On 9/21/06, David Janes <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com> wrote:
> Just specifiy an author for the page in an <address> block and you're set.
> Regards, etc...
> On 9/21/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> > In message <D2ED89E7-FBD4-4497-AE3D-1E2AAAA1A365 at infocraft.com>, Matthew
> > Levine <matthew at infocraft.com> writes
> > >On Sep 21, 2006, at 12:52 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> > >
> > >> Would there be any mileage in a microformat for marking-up each entry,
> > >> so that they could be extracted by user-agents, and so that third-
> > >> party utilities could compile RSS feeds (or indeed do other things
> > >>with
> > >> them)?
> > >Take a look at the hAtom draft. This should fit your needs.
> > Thank you, but if you look at:
> > http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com/new.htm
> > (or the other examples I provided) you can see that (unless I've
> > misunderstood the spec) hAtom seems to be overkill.
> > There's no "author" on each entry, which is a requirement for hAtom -
> > nor can I see why there should be, since every entry on the page has the
> > same author.
> > There is no headline/ entry pair; just a single piece of text describing
> > the change.
> > All I need to include, to convey my content, is:
> > <body class="whatsnew"> 
> > <h1 class="author vcard">
> > <span class="fn org">[Orgasnition name]</span>
> > </h1>
> > [...]
> > <tr class="new-item"> 
> > <th scope="row" class="hcalendar>
> > <abbr class="dtstart" title="YYDDMM">[date]</th>
> > <td class="description"> 
> > <a class="url" href="[URL]">Blah blah</a>
> > </td>
> > </tr>
> > with multiple table rows.
> >  or class="feed", or whatever; if not <body>, could be a <div>
> >  or "entry" ?
> >  or "entry-content" ?
> > --
> > Andy Mabbett
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