[uf-discuss] Human and machine readable data format

Ciaran McNulty mail at ciaranmcnulty.com
Mon Jul 14 02:18:33 PDT 2008

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 7:39 PM, Zachary Carter <zack.carter at gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 for class="data-"
> Hidden metadata isn't going away anytime soon. HTML 5 features it,
> RDF/RDFa uses it, the empty abbr pattern already does it, and many
> others.

I think consensus seems to be that hidden data is ok for machine data,
as long as it's right next to the human-readable date in the HTML (so
that it's less likely to be overlooked when editing).

However, -1 from me for using @class in that way - I think it breaks
the semantics completely.

-Ciaran McNulty

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