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Re: The cite and pubdate attributes

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 14:27:29 +0100
To: "Jeremy Keith" <jeremy@adactio.com>, "HTML WG Public List" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uywvn3uvh8on37@bruce-pc.guest-int.opera.no>
On Wed, 19 Aug 2009 11:00:20 +0100, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>  
wrote:

> <article>
>    <header>
>      <h2><a href="blah" rel="bookmark">Accessibility of HTML5 video</ 
> a></h2>
>      <time datetime="2009-07-30" pubdate>Thursday 30 July 2009</time>
>    </header>
>    <p>Brilliantly witty, incisive prose, in a gloriously elegiac style  
> reminiscent of <cite>Cider With Rosie</cite>.</p>
> </article>
>
> That would still leave one problem which is how user agents should deal  
> with multiple instances of TIME elements with @pubdate attributes within  
> an ARTICLE (though I imagine that kind of authoring could be considered  
> non-conforming).
>
> Thoughts?

The parsing rule could be simply that the first pubdate in any section/  
article context is considered to over-ride any other inside the same  
sectiom/article.

b
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