[uf-discuss] Best practice for the abbr pattern

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar ernest.prabhakar at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 10:47:39 PDT 2007

Hi Jeremy,

On Apr 27, 2007, at 9:49 AM, Jeremy Keith wrote:
> However, the datetime can also be written with dashes and colons  
> like this:
> title="2007-03-12T17:00:00"
> http://microformats.org/wiki/datetime-design-pattern
> Would everyone agree that, for the sake of screen reader users, we  
> should update the wiki to strongly encourage this more verbose  
> version of datetimes and strongly discourage the contracted version?

Can you confirm that:

a) This will in fact solve the screen reader problem


b) This still conforms with all the relevant W3C recommendations

If so, then I'd agree with you, as the hyphenated version is also  
more human-readable, and thus seems in keeping with microformat  


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