[uf-discuss] Major change to microformat specs without prior discussion or notification

Thom Shannon thom at ts0.com
Thu Feb 7 07:14:57 PST 2008

perhaps there was prior discussion and agreement that was just a long 
time ago? Have you searched the archives or asked Tantek directly?

Andy Mabbett wrote:
> The change made recently, to the hCard spec:
>   <http://microformats.org/wiki?title=hcard-parsing&diff=next&oldid=25563>
> affects not only hCard but also other microformats; it has implications
> for both current parsers and published microformats, but seems to have
> been made without prior notification or debate.
> Note, for example, that it precludes an event's hCalendar and the event
> organiser's hCard from sharing the URL in a single "A" element.
> I propose that the change be undone; and not reintroduced until the
> implications are more fully understood and widely agreed.

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