[uf-discuss] Should microformat features (like rel-tag) have explicit scope?

Ciaran McNulty mail at ciaranmcnulty.com
Thu Feb 1 04:36:46 PST 2007

On 2/1/07, Derrick Lyndon Pallas <derrick at pallas.us> wrote:
> If I have a parser that only knows (and only cares about) the rel-tag
> format, it will be confused by people that use rel-tag for the category
> property in hCard. It seems unreasonable that every microformat should
> have to know about every other microformat, especially when they are nested.

Can I ask what the confusion is?

If I have a hcard with a rel-tag indicating 'football' in that hCard,
then the naive interpretation that 'this page has something on it to
do with football' that your parser will take from it is probably

-Ciaran McNulty

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