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[whatwg] Extensible microdata attributes

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 10:33:38 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTinRo+wXSMBxPc6syoKjtt-xfVD+WQ@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 7:36 AM, Brett Zamir <brettz9 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This would prevent the need for such ugly hacks as:
>
> <span id="UnitedNations" style="display:none;" itemprop="orgName"
> item-placeName="New York">United Nations</span>
> ...
> <blockquote itemscope="itemscope" itemtype="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0">
> <span itemprop="who" style="display:none;">#United_Nations</span>
> ? ?We the Peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding
> generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought
> untold sorrow to mankind...
> </blockquote>
>
> For the latter portion, one could instead just do:
>
> <blockquote itemscope="itemscope" itemtype="http://www.tei-c.org/ns/1.0"
> item-who="#United_Nations">
> ? ?We the Peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding
> generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought
> untold sorrow to mankind...
> </blockquote>

I'm confused by your examples. What extractable statement are you trying to
markup with microdata here? Is it: "the United Nations is in New York"?

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 02:33:38 GMT

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