[uf-discuss] Measurement uF (was: Geo Elevation Data)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Tue Mar 20 02:37:44 PST 2007

On Tue, March 20, 2007 09:11, Alexander Graf wrote:

> On 20.03.2007, at 03:12, Michael MD wrote:
>>>>> Elevation: <abbr class="elevation" title="2012.00000">2012.0000</
>>>>>  abbr>
>> I assume this is in the international metric standard of metres?
>> (some Americans might try to mark it up in feet which would really
>> confuse things...)
> I think we should either use meters or allow for an additional
> parameter which specifies the metric standard.

Which brings us back to previous discussion of the need for a microformat
for marking up "measurements" (perhaps in both SI units and other,
specified)  types. Such a uF could then be used as a component of any
number of other formats.

Andy Mabbett

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