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[whatwg] microformats incompatible with WebApps 1.0 ?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 00:24:27 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0612120023300.16529@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 12 Dec 2006, Karl Dubost wrote:
> Le 12 d?c. 2006 ? 07:19, Ian Hickson a ?crit :
> > > I'm not sure what the solution to this problem is.
> > 
> > Me neither. Suggestions welcome.
> 
> For example for hcard, you could do:
> 
> <link rel="hcard" href="http://www.w3.org/2006/vcard/ns"/>
> <link rel="hcard" href="http://www.w3.org/2006/03/hcard"/>

I don't really understand how that would solve the problem; could you 
elaborate?


> I proposed to modify the link element as such:
> 
> ==================================
> 3.8.4. The link element
> 
> Metadata element.
> 
> Contexts in which this element may be used:
>     Where strictly inline-level content is allowed.
> ===================================
> 
> Rationale:
> So people can add it in a web form,  and then do in situ editing. Metadata can
> be near the content when needed.
> 
> I would also propose the same for the meta element.

Unfortunately in both cases we don't really have any choice; for back 
compat, <link> and <meta> elements that aren't in the <head> must be moved 
to the <head> by the parser.

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