[uf-discuss] Human and machine readable data format

Martin McEvoy info at weborganics.co.uk
Mon Jun 30 03:15:41 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 07:57 +0100, Glenn Jones wrote:
> <abbr class="dtstart" title="Date: 25 January 2008 at 15:30, Time zone
> +1:00">Jan 25 08</abbr>

My thought for some time now is that the problem should be simplified a
little, maybe also the problem could be looked at a little differently
by trying to mark up datetime as all one thing which is great for a
machine, when really you should be trying to mark it up in a way humans
understand, date and time.

<span class="dtstart">
On <abbr class="date" title="2008-06-30">June 30th</abbr> 
at <abbr class="time" title="09:00+0100">9.00am</abbr>

Also using a prefix such as data:x does NOT really belong in a human
readable area such as a "title" does it?


Martin McEvoy

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