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Re: Please review use cases relating to embedding micro-data in text/html

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 19:14:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: Ben Millard <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904281913070.10370@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 25 Apr 2009, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> > >
> > >     * Paul maintains a blog and wishes to write his blog in such a
> > >       way that tools can pick up his blog post tags, authors, titles,
> > >       and his blogroll directly from his blog, so that he does not
> > >       need to maintain a parallel version of his data in a
> > >       "structured format." In other words, his HTML blog should be
> > >       usable as its own structured feed.
>
> [...] requirements:
> 
> I can have a summary that is not part of the main blog entry (i.e. on a 
> seperate page) but they can point to each other to clarify where the 
> relevant bits of data are.

Could you clarify what is the scenario that leads to this requirement? Why 
wouldn't a summary be included inline?


> I can have non-visible metadata included.

Could you be more specific about what kind of metadata? Do you mean things 
like publication date, change history, author's mood?

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