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Re: Multiple types from different vocabularies (ACTION-7)

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philip@foolip.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 08:22:55 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKHWUkYgqHnqk4FNX95=SuptTFLFFVy5kWSDRGwQ8Sk-Q+pG8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Cc: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>, Evan Sandhaus <sandhes@nytimes.com>, "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>, public-html-data-tf@w3.org
On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 21:23, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> wrote:

> Ted / Philip: Do you have any feeling about whether browsers might end up natively supporting the microdata vocabularies from the WHATWG HTML spec [2] (eg to give better integration with people's address books or calendars) or are they likely to support equivalent types/properties from the schema.org vocabulary, or do nothing natively with embedded data?

Sure, I think that's entirely possible. At the very least I expect to
see extensions that export to web-based calendars and contacts. In
other words, the multiple types should be exposed via the DOM API, and
we'll update our implementation to align with the spec when it

Philip Jägenstedt
Received on Tuesday, 11 October 2011 06:23:44 UTC

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