[microformats-discuss] Declaring the use of microformats with XHTML

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Thu Oct 6 14:39:36 PDT 2005

On Oct 6, 2005, at 1:21 PM, Danny Ayers wrote:
> On 10/6/05, Joe Gregorio <joe.gregorio at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Already covered by profile URIs.
>>> See http://gmpg.org/xmdp/
>> Yes, but that doesn't cover the case when there is no <head> element,
>> for example
>> when transporting xhtml around via Atom.
> Wouldn't it be possible to specify atom:content
> type="application/xhtml+xml" and insert a headed document?
> But I do think a mechanism for identifying any microformats in use in
> a doc fragment would be very useful, I'm sure plenty of headless
> content will be passed around in syndication. A way of disambiguating
> the data is very desirable.

Hmm, I  haven't looked, but a good solution would be to register  
'profile' as a rel value at iana. Like I said, I haven't looked to  
see if this has already been done.


Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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