[uf-discuss] changing abbr-design-pattern to title-design-pattern?

Jon Gibbins (dotjay) dotjay at november5th.net
Tue May 1 02:31:11 PDT 2007

Dan Champion wrote:
> If the aim is to retain the data in the body, yet render it invisible to 
> all users, including those of assistive technologies, what about using a 
> comment as the data container:
> <span class="dtstart"><!--YYYYMMDDTHHMMSSZ+HHMM-->DD Month</span>
> This may be totally off the mark and considered a hack, but comments are 
> markup and are parseable.

As I've mentioned, I would provide context to the datetime in some way, 
but it's not a bad suggestion in my view:

<span class="dtstart"><!--datetime:YYYYMMDDTHHMMSSZ+HHMM-->DD Month</span>

Would there be specific difficulties with parsing something like this to 
extract the microformat data?



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