[uf-discuss] haudio contributor

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Feb 6 12:24:59 PST 2008

In message <47A9EFCE.5090407 at digitalbazaar.com>, Manu Sporny 
<msporny at digitalbazaar.com> writes

>> It would be useful to have a
>> more blanket term for instances where one person has multiple roles of
>> that kind.
>You can always specify multiple 'role's in hCard to state that the 
>person had more than one role.

One cannot "always" specify such things, because the page content (e.g. 
"Beethoven's Fifth") does not always spell out such terms.

>> I know you had a problem with it but if the role 'artist' is
>> vague in so far as 'performer', 'composer' etc.. are concerned then
>> perhaps it would be useful for exactly that reason. What do you think?
>I've got no problem adding more "contributor types" as convenience 
>classes for "composer", "performer", "publisher", "label", etc. 
>However, like all things Microformats - they've got to be backed up by 
>The issue isn't "wouldn't these be really cool to have", but rather "we 
>need to demonstrate that there are enough of these on the web to 
>justify adding more terms to hAudio".

Like I said a day or two ago: "for the guidance of wise men and..."

Andy Mabbett

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