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Re: [RDFa] The CLASS attribute

From: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 08:39:16 -0500
Message-ID: <45D31104.7020107@adida.net>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, "Hausenblas, Michael" <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, www-qa@w3.org

Ivan Herman wrote:
> +1
> 
> Steven Pemberton wrote:
>> I want to reraise my position: leave class alone, and use something new 
>> for what we want. I still have the feeling that @role can do the job.

There is a *huge* lost opportunity if we do this, which is that we don't
show a natural progression from microformats to RDFa. Microformats
already use the CLASS attribute for this kind of thing, and it's a well
accepted practice. New attributes should be used sparingly.

-Ben
Received on Wednesday, 14 February 2007 13:39:27 GMT

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