[uf-discuss] Dated currency examples?
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Sep 24 12:19:23 PDT 2006
In message <56374A8B-7B98-45E2-9C0C-CD3F8498C3DC at randomchaos.com>, Scott
Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> writes
>In the currency-brainstorming  page, I see a few straw man
>proposals with dated currency.
No you don't; you see two real, albeit simplified for clarity, examples
, , marked up according to the straw-man proposal (and subsequent
> But I don't see anything in currency- examples  with dated
The second example is cited on the brainstorming page. Search for
> I think I understand the general idea, that currencies change value
>over time, but in what currently published HTML would such date markup
Any page which says "used to be worth", "was paid" "used to earn", "then
valued at", etc., etc.
It could also be used to mark up current prices, on pages which are not
likely to be updated when the value referred to changes (e.g. reviews
), or simply devalues through inflation (e.g. news stories , ).
>I'm sure there are examples of dated currency published on the web,
>but I suspect they are far under 20% of the currency values published.
>I'm interested in seeing this microformat completed and adopted and
>I'd hate to see unnecessary complexity prevent that from happening.
There is absolutely no reason why it shouldn't be completed and adopted;
there is no "unnecessary complexity".
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