[uf-discuss] Expanding the abbr pattern

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Thu May 3 15:53:40 PDT 2007

In message
<c05211120705030909r71539129r52c7312ae79fcd76 at mail.gmail.com>, Ben Wiley
Sittler <bsittler at gmail.com> writes

>Q1 '07: <span class="dtstart">2007-01-01</span> through <span

In addition to Patrick's valid concerns about house style; I would again
point out that "dtend" is exclusive; microformats currently (and
wrongly, from a semantic and accessibility PoV) require:

        Q1 '07: <span class="dtstart">2007-01-01</span> through <abbr
        class="dtend" title="2007-04-02">2007-04-01</abbr>

I have proposed a solution to this problem:


but it has, so far, been ignored.

Andy Mabbett
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