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Re: New requirement - Simplifying Meta Data Profile

From: Denis Boudreau (WebConforme) <dboudreau@webconforme.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 16:19:43 -0400
To: sajid saiyed <sajid.saiyed@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <38A4977F-5294-459C-8CEE-7DA206204D7A@webconforme.com>

Hi again,

On 14-Mar-07, at 02:09 AM, sajid saiyed wrote:

> I would like to start this new thread which is about new feature  
> requirement (i think). If you look at the current Meta data profiles:
>
> <META name="author" content="John Doe">
> <META name="copyright" content="&copy; 1997 Acme Corp.">
> <META name="keywords" content="corporate,guidelines,cataloging">
> <META name="date" content="1994-11-06T08:49:37+00:00">

> I feel this can be simplified to make code writing more pleasurable:
> <META author="John Doe" copyright="&copy; 1997 Acme Corp."  
> keywords="corporate,guidelines,cataloging" date="1994-11-06T08:49:37 
> +00:00"> Any thoughts on this?

I would be all up for that. Less clutter and more precise tagging, imo.

Was there a reason in the first place as to go for different entries  
with the meta element, instead of thinking in terms of attribute for  
a single meta element? The fear of unreasonnably long values maybe?

Dan, is this the kind of suggestions you had in mind for this list?

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