Precise Expansion Patterns (was: Re: [uf-discuss] Hcalendar in
martin at weborganics.co.uk
Sat Dec 15 02:53:19 PST 2007
On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 16:23 -0800, Tantek =?ISO-8859-1?B?xw==?=elik
> On 12/14/07 3:55 PM, "Martin McEvoy" <martin at weborganics.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 23:18 +0000, Martin McEvoy wrote:
> >> I do NOT however believe that machine data should be displayed in a
> >> people area such as @title, I think machine data can be stored
> >> elsewhere
> >> in a document such as in the <head> in a list of <link>'s or <meta>'s
> This is an anti-pattern.
I know you are correct, sorry that was just trying to make people think
a little outside the box :) get the flow of conversation going.
> Disconnecting data (or meta-data, whatever you prefer to call it) from its
> context inevitably leads to corruption, and loss of fidelity. Meta keywords
> rotted for example. One person writes the template with the head and link
> and meta, and another puts the content in the page, etc. etc.
> > No but seriously, with my web designer hat on if you are concerned about
> > accessibility issues or abuse of the abbr pattern this is something
> > worth thinking about.
> > <abbr title="PT3M23S"><span
> > title="three minutes twenty three seconds">
> > 3m 23s
> > </span></abbr>
> > title distraction.
> > I don't think there is any abuse of the abbr design pattern in the above
> > example and it keeps machine data out of peoples faces.
> Thanks Martin, this is an excellent example.
you're welcome :)
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