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Re: Does anyone like microdata?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 19:36:34 +0200
Message-ID: <4A4A4D22.6070501@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, public-html@w3.org
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> ...
>>> - The inclusion of the microdata section
>>
>> Does anyone agree with the inclusion of the microdata section? It's 
>> certainly possible for a solution that no one likes to be the right 
>> answer, I would be concerned with a feature that had a constituency of 
>> 0. In particular, does anyone think microdata is better than including 
>> no solutions to address the use cases at which it is aimed?
> 
> For the record, besides the on-list testimonials, I've received some 
> off-list feedback indicating there are some others who like microdata 
> but would rather not say so directly on the list.
> 
> Overall, it seems like microdata has an audience of positive advocates, 
> even though various people have reasons to dislike it.
> ...

I can see why people like the extension point.

How about asking who would prefer RDFa *instead*?

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 30 June 2009 17:37:18 GMT

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