[uf-discuss] Expanding the abbr pattern

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue May 8 12:35:51 PDT 2007

On May 3, 2007, at 4:53 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote:

> 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
>> class="dtend">2007-04-01</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:
>   <http://microformats.org/wiki/hcalendar- 
> brainstorming#Simplification_of_date-end>
> but it has, so far, been ignored.

It hasn't been ignored. I know that I've read and thought about it,  
but there isn't much to do about it right now, since it is predicated  
on a new version of hCalendar which diverges from iCalendar, which is  
not something I think we should be considering yet.


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