Re: The Semantic Debate

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> John Foliot wrote:
>> Some have cited microformats as an example of reusing existing
>> attributes in defense of using @class to assign semantic meaning, but
>> what about the "issue" that microformats has with the dating scheme
>> they use, deploying the title attribute?
>> []
> HTML5 introduces the <time> element to solve this problem.

Sure, but that only solves one instance of the problem. There's also 
machine-readable geolocation for example. Presumably future data formats 
will come up with yet more machine-readable data that needs to be 
encoded into webpages.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

Received on Monday, 7 May 2007 19:18:10 UTC