[uf-discuss] Microformat h-names contradict the process documentation

Frances Berriman fberriman at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 13:50:22 PST 2010

On 22 March 2010 21:35, Andriy Drozdyuk <drozzy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought so, but what about:
> - Rel tags - they  could be used for something else - these is no way
> to infer if the rel-tag is beign used in "semantic ways" or not.
But in this case - rel is part of the HTML spec and should be used
correctly.  Can't assume any HTML is ever actually used semantically,
beyond recommendation.

> - Other formats that don't have namespaces, e.g. geo
Generally these are the ones that pre-date the "microformats" movement.

> - "Design for humans first, machines second"
I'd say the name-space aids humans too.  It's much easier for a
developer to spot the usage in amongst their code if the names stand
out amongst their other classes.

> Sorry - I am just trying to get a jist of where the ideas are coming
> from in these standards, not trying to\ undermine them...

Of course - it's good to ask questions :)

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