[uf-new] restarting the [citation] microformat effort

Ed Summers ehs at pobox.com
Tue Aug 7 02:08:03 PDT 2012

On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Subsequently (2008) I corrected this flawed reasoning in the process,
> and addressed it in a process FAQ:
> http://microformats.org/wiki/process-faq#Can_a_microformat_be_class_names_from_another_format_vocabulary
> The explicit reference to Dublin Core in that FAQ makes me think that
> the citation work at the time may have been the tipping point for that
> particular insight.

Yes, I remember the discussion again. Even after all this time it
still seems kind of un-indie-like how vcard got "lucky"...

>> So in your web-to-web example, what would happen if you remove the anchor tag?
>> <span class="h-cite">
>>   <time class="dt-published">YYYY-MM-DD</time>
>>   <span class="p-author h-card">AUTHOR</span>:
>>   <cite class="p-name">TITLE</cite>
>> </span>
>> Would that be an acceptable web-to-off-web citation?
> Yes, I think that could work well.



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