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

From: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:53:51 -0700
To: public-html-data-tf@w3.org
Message-id: <m24nz6qj80.fsf@eoconnor.apple.com>
Hi all,

Jeni 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?

There is ongoing work to implement the Microdata API in WebKit[1] and
Gecko[2]. I expect the main consumers of this API to be JS libraries
loaded by Web authors or by browser extensions, as opposed to native
browser chrome UI.


Ted

1. https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68609
2. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=591467
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