[uf-discuss] a question about concatenation and hAtom entry content

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Thu May 31 10:38:04 PDT 2007

On May 23, 2007, at 10:22 PM, Ben Wiley Sittler wrote:

> excerpted from http://microformats.org/wiki/hAtom#Entry_Content :
>> an Entry MAY have 0 or more Entry Content elements. The "logical  
>> Entry Content" of an Entry is the
>> concatenation, in order of appearance, of all the Entry Contents  
>> within the Entry
>>  Many weblogs split content into multiple sections with a "Read  
>> More" link and javascript tricks. This
>>  is also needed in cases where Entry Titles are coded inline and  
>> are considered part of the content.
> so if an hAtom entry contains
>> <p class="entry-content">Content</p>
>> <!-- ad --><p><a href="http://mozilla.com"><img src="chrome:// 
>> branding/content/about.png" alt="Get Firefox!" /></a></p>
>> <p class="entry-content">More Content</p>
> is the logical entry content
> 1. "ContentMore Content" (concatenation with no intervening space),
> 2. "Content More Content" (concatenation with space),
> 3. "Content
> More Content" (concatenation with newline), or
> 4. something else entirely?

Another option is that entry content is:

<p class="entry-content">Content</p>
<p class="entry-content">More Content</p>

Is there a reason why hAtom as currently spec'ed only does text, not  


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