[uf-discuss] uF dumped in tag soup?

Ciaran McNulty mail at ciaranmcnulty.com
Mon Jun 18 04:19:03 PDT 2007

On 6/18/07, David Thompson <microformats at fatbusinessman.com> wrote:
> Granted, the behaviour can't be guaranteed in the case of a
> non-compliant document, but are Microformats actually specified as
> working in valid, but non-XML-compliant, HTML markup? Surely the only
> requirement should be that the markup can be parsed unambiguously into a
> DOM tree?

Most proxy-type services seem to run everything through Tidy anyhow.

I can't think of any uFs I'm aware of that wouldn't 'work' in HTML,
although some of the nesting features wouldn't work if people did (for

<p class="vcard"><em class="fn">Ciaran</p>

(which I think is valid HTML)

-Ciaran McNulty

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