Re: Microformat support

Bruce Boughton wrote:
> Henrik Dvergsdal wrote:
>> Maybe microformats deserve a tag of their own ...?
>> -- 
>> Henrik
> Why? The point of microformats seems to be to add semantic information 
> in a backwards-compatible manner.  Today this will be using the 
> constructs they propose.  This will be very entrenched by the time HTML5 
> comes out so I think HTML5 should not make special allowance for 
> Microformats, but instead forge its own path.
> Bruce
I would have to agree with Bruce here. The beauty of Microformats is 
that they can be implemented on a site using existing HTML elements, 
thus are unobtrusive and add semantic value to a pages elements. To give 
them their own tag(s) IMO, would take away their simplicity.



Dave Sayer
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