[uf-discuss] haudio contributor

Manu Sporny msporny at digitalbazaar.com
Wed Feb 6 13:55:50 PST 2008

Andy Mabbett wrote:
> 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.

Right, point taken.

>>> 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
>> examples.
>> 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..."

Alright, wise-guy =P - put the terms that you would like included on the
haudio-issues wiki and let's start tracking them.

-- manu

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