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[Bug 13240] Consider replacing <time> with <data>

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--- Comment #59 from Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> 2011-11-02 15:04:47 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #57)
> (In reply to comment #56)
> > Ben, can you elaborate on what you actually *do* with the <time> element? Is it
> > ...
> The same question applies to <data> as well, no?

It's for marking up a human-readable and a machine-readable representation of
the same thing for use with microformats, microdata or similar. This is what I
thought the point of <time> was as well, but it seems unlikely that this is
what people are actually using it for, thus the question.

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