[uf-new] Re: Comment Questions

David Janes davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Sat Nov 15 08:04:08 PST 2008

On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Martin McEvoy
<martin at weborganics.co.uk> wrote:
> David Janes wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 10:30 AM, Sarven Capadisli <csarven at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> As Tantek suggested, it would be better to keep our focus on the
>>> instance of a comment. If I'm understanding this correctly, it means:
>>> what makes this a comment in and of it self?
>> I think that's framing the discussion to achieve a particular answer.
>> Where does this lonely comment exist in the real world?
>> I suggest that the best approach this exactly the same hAtom:
>> - look at the real world examples
>> - find a minimal solution that covers at least 80% of the examples and
>> doesn't require presentation impact
>> - see if that solution can be expanded afterward to cover edge cases &
>> other interesting things (nesting, for example)
>> Regards, etc...
> I think there is a different discussion concerning "comments" [1] maybe your
> thoughts need to go there?
> [http://microformats.org/wiki/comments-formats]
> Thanks

This is not a discussion of formats, it's a discussion of what people
do. How can you discuss creating a microformat if you're not
discussing what people are doing?

David Janes
Mercenary Programmer

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