[uf-discuss] Simple solution to abbr-D-P accessibility concerns: 'Title Trigger'

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Aug 17 08:12:09 PDT 2007

On Fri, August 17, 2007 12:22, Jeremy Keith wrote:
> Andy Mabbett wrote:
>> Use a class name; say "ufusetitle" (for "microformat, use title") or
>> something equally unlikely to otherwise occur in the wild, on any
>> element, to trigger the use of the title attribute.
> But now the class attribute contains an instruction rather than a
> description of the enclosed contents. This feels like an abuse of the class
> attribute to me.

Read the class name as "has microformat-usable title".

>> It strikes me as simple, easy to learn, easy to author and easy for
>> parsers to adapt to.
> I'm not so sure it is that simple.

Why not?

> It also feels like it's aimed at
> making life easier for parsers at the expense of publishers

Not in the least.

Andy Mabbett
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