hListing Challenge Problems
These are some scenarios that are more difficult or advanced challenges for an hListing format to accomodate
Minimal Classified Ad
2 cute puppies need a new home in Noe Valley before this weekend. Call 415-555-1212 or email email@example.com.
<p class="hlisting">2 <span class="item fn">cute puppies</span> need a new home in <span class="location adr locality">Noe Valley</span> before <abbr title="20050206" class="dtexpired">this weekend</abbr>. <span class="lister">Call <span class="tel">415-555-1212</span> or <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" class="email">email@example.com</a></span> </span> </p>
[Note: the example above is dangerously incomplete, requiring the consumer of the microformatted data block to infer the dtlisted from the enclosing blog post or HTTP last-modified date; to infer that Noe Valley is in San Francisco, CA; and that the location of the item may not have any bearing on the location of the lister. Oh, and tel is missing an enclosing vcard...]
Wanted: Yacht charter from Bahamas to Miami during the first week in April; must sleep 11 and should have its own helipad. Please submit bids care of Dewey, Cheathem & Howe, 1 Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02139 before the end of February.
<div class="hlisting wanted">Wanted: <span class="summary">Yacht charter from <span class="location adr country">Bahamas</span> to Miami during the first week in April</span>; <span class="description">must sleep 11 and should have its own helipad.</span> Please submit bids care of <span class="lister vcard adr"><span class="org fn"> Dewey, Cheathem & Howe</span>, <span class="street">1 Harvard Square</span>, <span class="locality">Cambridge</span>, <span class="region">MA</span> <span class="postal-code">02139</span> before the <abbr class="dtexpired" title="20060228">end of February</abbr>. </div>
[Note: the listing above does not specify a dtlisted; and is unclear about how to handle overlap between summary, description, and item name; it does not use category tags at all ]
I need more space!
The time has come for me to reclaim some precious bookshelf space :(
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