[uf-new] hAudio: audio-title/album-title vs. recording/album

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Oct 13 10:03:06 PDT 2007

In message <1B6B1F39-BCAB-46D5-9310-67583CF7BA71 at makedatamakesense.com>, 
Scott Reynen <scott at makedatamakesense.com> writes

>On Oct 13, 2007, at 10:13 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote:
>> I think we should resolve the abbr-accessibility "elephant in the 
>> once and for all, before introducing any new mis-uses of abbr. After
>> all, it was identified over a year ago...
>And it could easily go unresolved for another year.

It could well do. For shame.

Can anyone here give an undertaking not to loose their sight, during 
that time? Does everyone here think disability only happens to other 

>  Any resolution  to abbr problems can be applied to hAudio in the 
>future just as  easily as every other microformat already using abbr.

Yeah, who cares about cripples. What are they doing using our web, 
anyway? Let 'em wait.

> That shouldn't  slow down hAudio progress.  In this case, someone 
>wrote "P268T" as a  long form of "4:46", when it should have been 
>"P286T".  Typo aside,  that follows established microformat use of 
><abbr> and ISO 8601.

I didn't even notice the typo; "4:46", in plain English, is no more an 
abbreviation of "P286T" than it is of "P268T".

Andy Mabbett

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