[uf-discuss] Formatting arbitrary dates, not part of hCalendar

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Mar 9 14:12:45 PST 2007

In message
<923a87360703090710y113d3ca2taf9e29dc839a4b19 at mail.gmail.com>, Ara
Pehlivanian <ara.pehlivanian at gmail.com> writes

>I've always had trouble with the idea of using <abbr> to mark up dates
>because semantically, it isn't expressing an abbreviation of any sort.

That's particularly true of:

        <abbr class="dtend" title="2007-04-01">30 March</abbr>

which is an abomination (and an accessibility disaster) which I have
vowed ever to use on web pages under my control.

Andy Mabbett

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