[uf-new] hAudio ITEM/TRACK debate resolution

Scott Reynen scott at makedatamakesense.com
Sat Oct 20 13:32:40 PDT 2007

On Oct 20, 2007, at 1:18 PM, Brian Suda wrote:

> So if you want to talk about JUST a track you can do this:
> <span class="haudio">
>      <span class="item">
>          <span class="fn">Hokkaido Dream</span>
>      </span>
> </span>
> it might be slightly more verbose that you want, but we can always
> discuss optimization later once we have real data to work with.

The above seems to be based on a brand new idea of how we determine  
the difference between an album and a track.  We've been assuming  
until now that hAudio is a track by default.  This seems to be  
supported by the examples, in which there are many more tracks than  
albums.  The above seems to assume the opposite, that hAudio is  
always an album.  I see no reason to make such an assumption.  Could  
you maybe explain why the above is preferable to the individual track  
model we've been working with, e.g.:

<span class="haudio">
	<span class="fn">Hokkaido Dream</span>

This seems to me analogous to hCard's treatment of organizations and  
individuals.  Individuals are more common, so we assume individuals.   
Tracks are more common, so why shouldn't we assume tracks?

Scott Reynen

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