Microformats in HTML 5
This page is to document future use of microformats in HTML 5. None of the items documented are supported now, and may change upon proper development within the microformats community, or changes in the HTML 5 specification. This page is to track HTML5 enabled enhancements to microformats, and issues that HTML5 raises. It may be used to track issues which we need to push back into the HTML 5 development process.
New features in HTML5
telement for representing date times. In HTML5, the machine form of datetimes can be represented natively. It should be possible to replace the date-time design pattern with native HTML.
data-naming convention for tag attributes. the draft specification states that any
attribute that starts with "data-" will be treated as a storage area for private data.
revattribute has been removed. In HTML5,
revare no-longer paired, and the
relattribute nolonger describes the direction of a relationship. Microformats which use
revwill need to use
profileattribute has been removed. In HTML, the
profileattribute from the
headhas been removed, with no direct replacement. This causes issues for GRDDL support. It's been suggested that profile URLs be represented in