[uf-discuss] Re: hCalendar for events in a table format

Ryan King ryan at theryanking.com
Wed Mar 5 11:53:49 PST 2008

On Mar 5, 2008, at 11:20 AM, Jason Karns wrote:
> I am a little worried about dropping support for hCalendar in table
> markup.  If the most semantic markup for a given hCalendar is in a
> table, then to use hCalendar authors would be required to use
> less-semantic markup.  I think we can all agree this is not a desired
> side effect of using microformats.  We would then have the table-based
> markup situation of the 90's, only reversed. (using alternative markup
> such as divs and spans where tables *should* be used).

No one has suggested that hCalendar not be supported in tables. Tantek  
was only suggesting that the axis attribute and table layout were not  
useful and too high a burden, respectively. You can still use the  
headers attribute to link hCalendar events in a table to their headers.


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