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[whatwg] rel/rev for <form> ?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 22:12:00 -0500
Message-ID: <43701780.8030109@inkedblade.net>
Mike Dierken wrote:
>Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>>As for the "tags" attribute discussion, you guys just 
>>invented a "class" attribute.
> 
> Well, that also was one suggestion, but 'class' is mostly for user interface
> rendering, rather than purely semantic meaning. But it may not be necessary
> or workable to have a 'purely semantic' attribute. Some web crawling system
> would likely be able to figure out the semantic equivalence if enough people
> used a small enough set of values for similar things.

If you look at a lot of the current icroformats work, they are using classes
on regular elements rather than 'rel' on links.

   http://www.microformats.org/blog/2005/10/19/more-than-styling/
   http://microformats.org/wiki/hcalendar
   http://microformats.org/wiki/xoxo

As Tantek likes to remind people: don't reinvent.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 7 November 2005 19:12:00 UTC

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