[uf-discuss] Re: Precise Expansion Patterns

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 16 15:25:48 PST 2007

Paul Wilkins wrote:
> Is it possible to use a relationship attribute instead?
> <a class="duration" rel="PT2M23S">2:23</a>

No, that's not what REL is for.


Misusing HTML 4.01 attributes to hold machine-readable data is arguably 
worse than (say) inventing new, non-standard attributes to do the same 

But neither practice is compatible with the microformats philosophy of 
building on "existing and widely adopted standards".

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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