[uf-new] New proposal: Elemental microformat for content boundaries

Scott Reynen scott at makedatamakesense.com
Thu Apr 23 21:53:53 PDT 2009

On [Apr 23], at [ Apr 23] 9:32 , Indus Khaitan wrote:

> Thanks for the input about hentry/hatom.
> I'm looking for something generic for demarcating arbitrary content
> boundaries.

Can you give a few examples on the web today of content that you think  
could not be demarcated with hAtom?  I'm assuming you've read the  
process, with its heavy emphasis on starting with existing formats?


> Another prime motivation in the extended use-case is to allow bots to
> see that the individual content units (for example comments) have 'URL
> equivalence'

This sounds like another problem hAtom solves (with rel-bookmark)  
[1].  Can you give some examples of where this wouldn't work?

[1] http://microformats.org/wiki/hatom#Entry_Permalink

Scott Reynen

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