Re: Microdata: itemid attribute (feedback)

On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Martin McEvoy wrote:
> You mentioned in an earlier email that @itemid is similar to @about in 
> RDFa, @about in RDFa also supports relative urls do you think @itemid 
> should too, I feel it would be useful in situations as I described in my 
> first email[1] where @id and @itemid identify the same thing.
> [1]

On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Martin McEvoy wrote:
> An after thought I have on why @itemid should allow relative urls is for 
> the benefit of reducing fragility under copy and paste if the following 
> example does get copied and reproduced somewhere else on the web, it may 
> not seem *obvious* to an unsuspecting author to change the value of 
> itemid.
> <div id="a"
>     itemid=""
>     itemscope
>     itemtype="">
>    <a itemprop="url fn org" href="">
>      Example Oranization
>    </a>
> </div>
> @itemid is not visible data is is? imagine an author changing that 
> snippet of code in a wysiwyg editor such as Dreamweaver, fragile it 
> would seem. Allowing relative urls also would reduce/remove this risk.

Yeah, fair enough. Done.

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