[uf-discuss] Dated currency examples?

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Sep 24 16:02:13 PDT 2006

In message <C13C5439.7BB3F%tantek at cs.stanford.edu>, Tantek Çelik
<tantek at cs.stanford.edu> writes

>The point is that "current" values are 99+% case (we can count/cite
>pages on eBay, Amazon etc. if you like) which are easily represented by
>using hAtom + currency, thus relegating purely historical references to
>the <20% case which we reject for v1 of a microformat.


>Are you seriously arguing that there are more than 20% references to
>explicit *historical* currency amounts in contrast to all the e-
>commerce sites out there which reference "current" values as of the
>date-time of the publication of the page?

No; but then again neither am I only interested in serving the
hypothetical interests of "mega-corporations".

(Organisations who, for all we know, might be strongly against allowing
easy currency conversion on pages they've tailored to - and discounted
for - a specific locale).
Andy Mabbett
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