[uf-discuss] title -> heading/label/caption/?
loertsch.thomas at guj.de
Thu Jan 15 03:39:37 PST 2009
On 15.01.09 12:15, "Kevin Marks" <kevinmarks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Have a look at http://microformats.org/wiki/existing-classes
> 'label' is used in hCard for unstructured addresses.
ermm, silly me... so that's ruled out, but it wasn't my favorite anyway :-)
> could you re-use 'entry-title' from hAtom?
yeah, well, if it was a list of recipes that would make quite some sense.
but "entry-title" in my feeling puts as much weight on "entry" (part of
something bigger) as on "title". not ideal...
i still think "heading" could be a good solution.
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 3:01 AM, Thomas Loertsch <loertsch.thomas at guj.de>
>> in hRecipe we use "recipe-title" to avoid the problems with the "title" tag.
>> but this is ugly and it doesn't scale - it's not reusable in other
>> microformats. therefor i consulted a thesaurus and filtered out the
>> following alternatives:
>> since i'm not a native speaker i would like to get some advice on the subtle
>> differences in meaning. from what i understand
>> heading has a connotation of "layout", mixing style with structure,
>> caption is more of a byline to something than the top or beginning of it,
>> label is more attached to a thing, not so much an integral part of it.
>> if all this is correct, then i would argue that "heading" would still be a
>> good alternative to "recipe-title" and suitable for most occurrences of
>> "titles", while "label" or "caption" could be viable alternatives to "title"
>> in other cases. "heading" also has a semantic connection to "h1", "h2" etc,
>> which may not be such a bad thing.
>> any thoughts?
>> Thomas Lörtsch
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