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Re: new itemscope or not?

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2012 15:13:54 +0800
Message-Id: <409D54A7-4B23-4C20-A281-041AB2D43E2B@danbri.org>
Cc: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>, "Dawson, Laura" <Laura.Dawson@bowker.com>, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>




On 8 Sep 2012, at 03:15, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> wrote:

> 
> On 7 Sep 2012, at 20:03, Ed Summers wrote:
>> It would be interesting to know if the HTML spec allowed multiple
>> identifiers, similar to how other HTML attributes work:
> 
> 
> "The itemid attribute, if specified, must have a value that is a valid URL potentially surrounded by spaces."
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/microdata/#attr-itemid
> 
> So that would be 'no', not according to spec.
> 
> I've often wondered whether the schema.org 'url' property is meant to be synonymous with itemid.

That design was 'before my time', but yes, I believe that was the intent.

> I'm not sure what happens in schema.org interpreters when you specify one/other/both/multiple urls...

I think that would necessarily be application specific, though it would be good if similar apps (eg. Rich Snippet -type ui) behaved in similar ways.

Dan


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