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

Andriy Drozdyuk drozzy at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 14:09:34 PST 2010

"Generally these are the ones that pre-date the "microformats" movement."

Should that not be documented as part of the philosophy or design?
It seems like random naming right now...

-Andriy Drozdyuk

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 6:50 PM, Frances Berriman <fberriman at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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