[uf-new] hAudio 1.0 Draft Release

Martin McEvoy martin at weborganics.co.uk
Wed Oct 15 19:48:03 PDT 2008

Martin McEvoy wrote:
> http://microformats.org/wiki/haudio#Parser_Processing_Notes
>      Parser Processing Notes
>    * It is important to understand that ITEM is an opaque element. When
>      processing the ITEM element, none of the properties of the child
>      hAudio should be pulled into the parent hAudio. However, it is
>      recommended that child hAudio /SHOULD/ inherit the following
>      parent hAudio properties, if they are not specified on the child:
>          o album
>          o contributor
>          o category
>          o published
>          o photo
> ...None of the above properties Should be inherited from the parent 
> hAudio, Item is Not opaque when it does "inherit" all those extra 
> properties and is something unknown to the way current microformats 
> work, If Item is changed to have the ability to glean properties from 
> the parent, then there is nothing opaque about it.

The more I look at what Item intends to do the more I am realizing that 
we are reusing the wrong property

Agent  from hcard suits our purpose better its just the name that may 
cause Issues


3.5.4 AGENT Type Definition

"A key characteristic of the Agent type is that it
   represents somebody or something that is separately addressable."


I don't know If that can be applied to haudio though would be 
interesting if it could :-)


Martin McEvoy


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