[uf-discuss] Microformat to describe a broadcast

Michael Smethurst Michael.Smethurst at bbc.co.uk
Mon Jan 15 15:52:08 PST 2007

Ok, ok
We're at cross purposes
We can provide next and previous links to both schedule day and week
views ~ no problem

Is a link to the etech slides for pips (the Programme Information
Platform designed by mssrs biddulph, coates and bell)
This is the database which bbc programme sites are/will be built on
It goes into a little detail about an episode centric design

Could be
Or etc

But an episode can have many broadcasts (including cross-network
Could be the same episode

Hence the use of
As the canonical url for an episode
In time the same resource may be addressable through broadcasts
instances but we're not there yet

Believe me, I've been having this conversation in meetings, down the
pub, on fags breaks for 3 years now. And you really can't move around
here for uri obsessives. When it looks bad it's not cos we're not trying
~ just blame the data

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