[uf-discuss] 'currency' microformat straw-man proposal.

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 13:22:38 PDT 2006

Hello Scott,

On 9/22/06, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
> On Sep 22, 2006, at 1:54 PM, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> > For currencies... We could specify one standard currency -- ISO 4127 3
> > letter codes -- for now (which would make these people happy).  But
> > also think to the future about if people change out minds (and don't
> > want to use ISO 4127 anymore) and just add the iso4127 class in there
> > so we can gracefully migrate in the future.
> It sounds like you're suggesting we put a profile in the class
> attribute.  HTML already provides a mechanism for specifying the
> exact meaning of the markup:
> <http://microformats.org/wiki/profile-uris>
> If what we mean by class="currency" changes, we can indicate that by
> using a different profile.

Yeah.... That could be a solution.

Although it might not solve cases where someone wants to have more
than one style of currency code on the same page... but we could
ignore that due to the 80/20 principle we've been going by.

See ya

    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

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