[uf-discuss] That pesky abbrevation tag (yet again)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Jan 6 12:19:00 PST 2008

In message
<18050cf90801051939l35be212bxd26cbc90c45f7f41 at mail.gmail.com>, Paul
Wilkins <pmw57 at xtra.co.nz> writes

>> Is it feasible to change the hCard parsing rules so that the content
>> of title is used, if present, for class="type", no matter which
>> element the class is present on?
>It was decided to not go that way.

Decisions can be changed.

>Authors commonly have other title attributes in microformat sections
>that are not supposed to be interpreted as machine data. Authors would
>have to retrofit their existing code and remove existing titles from
>all affected microformat sections.

Not if we adopt my recent proposal, and use a prefix like:

        <foo title="data: 2008-01-06">6 January</foo>

Andy Mabbett

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