[uf-discuss] Re: Using <object> for datetimes (was: Microformats and RDFa not as far apart as previously thought)

Toby A Inkster mail at tobyinkster.co.uk
Sat Jun 28 16:33:05 PDT 2008

Ben Ward wrote:
> On 28 Jun 2008, at 17:03, Ed Lucas wrote:
> >>    <object data="20050125">January 25</object>
> This particular example is invalid, as the data="" attribute must
> contain a URI, and a URI cannot start with a number.

It's perfectly valid. Absolute URIs can't start with a number, but  
relative ones can - and the data attribute is permitted to contain  
relative URIs.

This proposal is far less elegant than Frances' though.

Toby A Inkster
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