[uf-new] Third attempt at hAudio

Martin McEvoy martin at weborganics.co.uk
Thu Jun 7 12:36:39 PDT 2007

You could probably also argue that a "tile" attribute would represent a
defining term of an object which in the case of a single audio track is
not the case. song titles are usually just a summary of a song.


"love is in the air" John Paul Young
"Ghost Town" The Specials
"Symphony No. 6 in A minor" Gustav Mahler


On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 18:50 +0000, Brian Suda wrote:
> On 6/7/07, Manu Sporny <msporny at digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> > Ideally, we would be using 'title' - why can't we do that, again?
> > Because hcard uses it?
> --- because the semantics of TITLE have already been defined as
> something else. It is irrelevant that hCard uses it, the semantics are
> not what you intend.
> TITLE: Job title or functional position of the object.
> http://microformats.org/wiki/classes
> > When the proposal started out, as Martin pointed out in an earlier
> > discussion, we started with 'work-title'.
> >
> > What are the arguments against using 'title'? The only one that I can
> > think of is "hcard already uses it".
> --- because the semantics of TITLE are already defined. Work-title
> unnecessarily re-defines the semantics of FN and SUMAMRY so there is
> no need for it.
> Point 4 in the process[1] says you should be aware of microformats
> naming principles when choosing names.
> Please make yourself aware of the process. If we are going to get
> through this proposal, you MUST read the process and understand it.
> This means being aware of other microformats in general and what
> properties they defined and how they impact your proposal as a whole.
> There is also the archives of this thread where these were already discussed.
> Tue May 8 13:20:56 PDT 2007,  Manu Sporny msporny at digitalbazaar.com
>  came to the conclusion that 'work-title' was not needed, you can read
> that discussion here:
> http://microformats.org/discuss/mail/microformats-new/2007-May/000353.html
> -brian
> [1] - http://microformats.org/wiki/process
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