[uf-discuss] hCite elevator pitch and my bibliography generator

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Sat Mar 24 02:22:35 PST 2007

On Mar 24, 2007, at 02:48, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> The current markup is:
> <dt id="ref-AXML">[AXML]</dt><dd><p><a href="http://www.xml.com/pub/ 
> a/axml/axmlintro.html"><cite class="title">The Annotated XML 1.0  
> Specification</cite></a>. <span class="editor">Tim Bray, Jean Paoli  
> and C.M. Sperberg-McQueen</span>, editors. <span  
> class="publisher">O’Reilly Media, Inc.</span>, <span  
> class="year">1998</span>. <span class="urlwrap"><a href="http:// 
> www.xml.com/pub/a/axml/axmlintro.html" class="url">http:// 
> www.xml.com/pub/a/axml/axmlintro.html</a> (referenced: <span  
> class="refdate">2007-03-04</span>)</span></p></dd>
> So to extract the editors from <span class="editor">Tim Bray, Jean  
> Paoli and C.M. Sperberg-McQueen</span>, one would need to know that  
> it is OK to split on ", " and " and ". I could wrap each name in a  
> span with a class. But what class?

How would I need to change my markup to comply with what hCite is  
currently expected to be? If I do that now, will I pollute the space  
of future hCite data?

Other examples of my current markup:
<dl class="references">

<dt id="ref-Howcome">[Cascading]</dt><dd><p><a href="http:// 
people.opera.com/howcome/2006/phd/"><cite class="title">Cascading  
Style Sheets</cite></a>. <span class="author">Håkon Wium Lie</span>.  
PhD thesis, <span class="school">University of Oslo</span>, <span  
class="year">2005</span>. <span class="urlwrap"><a href="http:// 
people.opera.com/howcome/2006/phd/" class="url">http:// 
people.opera.com/howcome/2006/phd/</a> (referenced: <span  

<dt id="ref-HaltingProblem">[Computable]</dt><dd><p><a href="http:// 
www.turingarchive.org/browse.php/B/12"><cite class="title">On  
computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem</ 
cite></a>. <span class="author">Alan M. Turing</span>. In <cite  
class="booktitle">Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society</ 
cite>, series <span class="series">2</span>, volume <span  
class="volume">42</span>, pages <span class="pages">230–265</span>.  
<span class="publisher">London Mathematical Society</span>, <span  
class="year">1937</span>. <span class="urlwrap"><a href="http:// 
www.turingarchive.org/browse.php/B/12" class="url">http:// 
www.turingarchive.org/browse.php/B/12</a> (referenced: <span  

<dt id="ref-Microformats">[Microformats]</dt><dd><p><a href="http:// 
class="title">Microformats: a pragmatic path to the semantic web</ 
cite></a>. <span class="author">Rohit Khare and Tantek Çelik</span>.  
In <cite class="booktitle">WWW ’06: Proceedings of the 15th  
international conference on World Wide Web</cite>, pages <span  
class="pages">865–866</span>. <span class="publisher">ACM Press</ 
span>, <span class="year">2006</span>. ISBN: <span  
class="isbn">1-59593-323-9</span>. <span class="urlwrap"><a  
href="http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1135777.1135917" class="url">http:// 


Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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