[uf-new] hAlbum Track Property

Martin McEvoy martin at weborganics.co.uk
Tue Aug 14 11:48:26 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 11:38 -0400, Manu Sporny wrote:
> Martin McEvoy wrote:
> > Am I correct in thinking that the proposed hAlbum track Property
> > http://microformats.org/wiki/audio-album-proposal#Track 
> > Is redundant as hAudio is a track?
> That's a question we've been wrestling with for some time, Martin.
> Here's why I'm in support of TRACK:
> - TRACK gives the publisher much more flexibility when marking up data.
> For example, if there is a paragraph of text that contains multiple
> hAudios from multiple albums, but only one of the tracks mentioned
> belongs to the hAlbum specified in the current paragraph, we don't want
> the uF parser to accidentally assume that all hAudios belong to the
> album specified.

That Makes sense ...

> Or, we can look at the counter to that point. If we don't have TRACK,
> how can we differentiate hAudios that belong to an hAlbum from hAudios
> that don't belong to an album in a single paragraph?

we cant can we? they would all get lumped together..

> TRACK lets us be more specific about what we are describing AND gives
> publishers more flexibility when publishing data.
> > I have marked up a new page for the purpose of testing hAlbum which
> > demonstrates this fact
> > 
> > http://weborganics.co.uk/files/hAlbum.html
> The page looks great... we'll try and get an hAlbum Operator
> implementation together and see what it looks like when we do a complete
> round-trip with the hAlbum uF.
> -- manu

Thanks for clearing that up for me.


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