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Re: Microdata: The Itemref element

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 11:55:30 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0910190955y3347c63dl928b8239f097367e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>, Nicholas Stimpson <nicholas.stimpson@ntlworld.com>, public-html@w3.org
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 18:11:14 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
>> This doesn't prevent you from expressing anything, as you can always
>> just write all the referred-to ids directly in the @itemref attribute,
>> but it might be annoying in some cases.  If it's not a big deal,
>> though, then it's probably not a problem to change.
>
> Indeed. Can anyone figure out a proper example that actually needs to chain
> the references? A single @itemref attribute on the @itemscope'd element
> isn't the only option (although the one I like best so far).

I keep trying for examples, but every time I do it turns out that the
middle element in the chain is really an @itemscope of its own, or can
trivially become one (moving @itemprops around to make it so doesn't
require significant rewriting).

~TJ
Received on Monday, 19 October 2009 16:56:24 UTC

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