[microformats-discuss] abbr-design-pattern

Robert Bachmann rbach at rbach.priv.at
Mon Oct 10 14:09:28 PDT 2005

Ryan King wrote:
> From http://microformats.org/wiki/abbr-design-pattern:
>> *abbr-design-pattern should be avoided, if possible. RobertBachmann
>> **why, or under what circumstances? For example, it is quite useful 
>> with datetimes. Should there not be other potentially analogous 
>> situations? DavidJanes
> I'm curious- why do you say this, Robert?

Tanteks reply contains the reason for my comment: "Don't Repeat Yourself"

I think abbr-design-pattern should be only used as a last resort when
there is no better way "to do it".

Robert Bachmann <rbach at rbach.priv.at> (OpenPGP KeyID: 0x4A5CCF10)

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