[uf-new] Opacity (Was: change haudio title to htitle.)

David Janes davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Thu Aug 14 13:27:24 PDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 4:13 PM, Toby A Inkster <mail at tobyinkster.co.uk> wrote:
> 3. We provide a method for parsers to recognise unknown microformats as
> *being* microformats (and thus, as being opaque). Some possible ways of
> doing this: all new microformat root class names match a particular regular
> expression (e.g. class="haudio-container", class="hproduct-container', etc)
> or are required to include a common class name as well as their root class
> name (e.g. class="haudio mfo", class="hproduct mfo", etc). That way, all
> parsers just need to be updated to recognise this method, and new
> microformats can be freely created using it, without worrying about updating
> them every time a new format comes out.

This was one of the ideas I was trying to explore with the "item"
concept [1], which builds upon some existing microformat terms.

Regards, etc...

[1] http://microformats.org/wiki/item

David Janes

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