[uf-new] Re: Comment Questions

Toby A Inkster mail at tobyinkster.co.uk
Thu Nov 13 05:20:21 PST 2008

Martin McEvoy wrote:
> Toby A Inkster wrote:
> > What's wrong with simply using hAtom as it is (possibly with the
> > addition of Sarven's "in-reply-to" proposal)?
> because a "comment" does not fit into the concept of a hEntry,  
> comments
> lack the entry-title element, in fact a "title" it is almost
> non-existent in a comment.

hAtom is still a draft format. This use case might be a convincing  
argument for hAtom 0.2 to drop the requirement for entry-title, and  
make it an optional property.

> The majority of the proposed comment schema[1] will work with standard
> hAtom tools
> [1] http://microformats.org/wiki/comment-brainstorming#Schema

The example given there doesn't have a root class name of "hentry",  
so would not be picked up by existing hAtom parsers.

Toby A Inkster
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