[uf-new] First draft of hAudio proposal

Manu Sporny msporny at digitalbazaar.com
Wed May 2 07:16:57 PDT 2007

Scott Reynen wrote:
> On May 2, 2007, at 6:05 AM, David Janes wrote:
>> While (very) sympathetic to Andy's point about this, we're getting to
>> the danger point of semantically forking rel-tag. I suspect you will
>> get strong pushback on this one, because the current approach is to
>> use rel-tag for this, and if that needs to be fixed, it needs to be
>> fixed and the problem should be addressed there.
> I think we may be extending the semantics of rel-tag beyond usefulness
> here. I don't think every open-ended list of grouping terms should be
> considered tags.

I agree with Scott on this matter.

> Regardless, this is apparently not a point of
> consensus yet, and I'd suggest we proceed without genre for now,
> intending to add it later when rough consensus is reached, and still
> have a useful microformat before then.

Could we give it 2 weeks for people to weigh in and if we don't reach a
consensus at that point, drop it from the draft and go forward? Genre is
used very frequently - we should make a concerted effort to solve the
problem before giving up.

-- manu

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