[uf-new] item property (was: hAudio: audio-title/album-title vs. recording/album)

Martin McEvoy martin at weborganics.co.uk
Sun Oct 14 13:10:47 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-10-14 at 20:10 +0100, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> In message <8FC3583C-AC10-422A-9407-0D202A6BD268 at code404.com>, Justin
> Maxwell <soc at code404.com> writes
> >"Track" is familiar and common.
> >However, it's nothing more than a distortion of  meaning through
> >popular usage -- "tracks" in a vinyl record (similar  to the use of
> >"patch" for electronic musical instrumentation stemming  from the days
> >of patch cables).  The CD industry picked up this term  as well as it
> >replies to physical sectors on the disc itself.   However, there is no
> >"track" in data and we should eliminate an  unnecessary literal
> >abstraction (one that will eventually require  explanation) by calling
> >it as such.
> What do you mean by "there is no 'track' in data"?
> I thought we created microformats by looking at evidence, not
> considering personal opinions and supposition about what may be
> understood at dome unknown point in the future.
> If people refer to a songs or other recording as a "track" - as the
> evidence [1] shows they do - then we should use that.
> [1] -   <http://tinyurl.com/yvekd2>
>         <http://tinyurl.com/ywg8qu>
>         <http://tinyurl.com/2kq96z>

Seems like you are NOT making your point

[1] http://tinyurl.com/2vzag4
[2] http://tinyurl.com/2jvbms
[3] http://tinyurl.com/2lj5x2
[4] http://tinyurl.com/2lbs9a
[5] http://tinyurl.com/343jjy
[6] http://tinyurl.com/2tc9ch

I could go on all night giving you different examples of different
meanings of "TRACK", I hope I don't have to.

Am I making My point?




More information about the microformats-new mailing list