[uf-new] Microformats parsing, in general (was: hAudio final draft)

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Tue Jun 19 10:46:53 PDT 2007

moving *parsing* discussion to microformats-dev, microformats-new bcc'd.

please see http://microformats.org/wiki/mailing-lists for which topics are
better for which lists.

On 6/19/07 7:14 AM, "David Janes" <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com> wrote:

> On 6/19/07, Manu Sporny <msporny at digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
>> This is the heart of the problem.
>> The Microformats community has adopted two mutually exclusive philosophies:
>> 1. Scope-less approach to parsing.
> This is why I've been picking at this like a scab for the last week. I
> don't think we've adopted #1 at all.

"scope-less" is a mischaracterization and false.

For example, root class names have always been used to indicate the root of
a compound microformat. e.g. see: http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard-parsing


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