[uf-discuss] Microformats gets strong showing in Firefox 3 UI

Paul Wilkins paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz
Wed Jun 6 15:14:07 PDT 2007

From: "Andy Mabbett" <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
> Brian Suda <brian.suda at gmail.com> writes
>> It would be best NOT to let others define how microformats work
>> outside of the microformats community! This is an open community and
>> they can certainly particate in the development and give their
>> feedback rather than ignore our process and interpret the specs how
>> they see fit.
> You're right, but that puts the onus (and the moral responsibility) onto
> this community, to respond in a timely manner to, and to adequately
> resolve, the accessibility concerns about the abuse of "abbr" raised
> here a few weeks ago.

Has anyone taken an in-depth look at how the usage of the abbr tag affects 
internet explorer?

As IE doesn't seem to know about the abbr tag, will this affect scripts 
parsing the dom on IE browsers?

Paul Wilkins 

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