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Re: Implementor feedback on new elements in HTML5

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 15:00:01 +0300
Cc: "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <97274F50-86D2-4401-A1FF-59832536AC0F@iki.fi>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
On Sep 1, 2009, at 14:48, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:33:29 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>  
> wrote:
>> On Sep 1, 2009, at 14:19, Robin Berjon wrote:
>>> Could adding an itemvaluetype attribute help (we can pick a better  
>>> name later)? itemvaluetype = textContent | childNodes | ...  
>>> defaulting to the former?
>>
>> How would you map the latter to JSON?
>
> Having information loss seems like the easiest solution. It's not  
> that relevant that it works in JSON.


Bringing in the whole complexity of DOM subtrees to microdata makes in  
significantly less micro (consider XMLLiteral). I'd rather keep  
microdata simple and address lack of native markup features without  
microdata.

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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