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[whatwg] Ghosts from the past and the semantic Web

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 11:30:07 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0808280930t26c4358m3b3dffa64d5cafa8@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 11:24 AM, Ben Adida <ben at adida.net> wrote:

> Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> > Those folks must *really* hate microformats, then, as they pack *all* of
> > their semantics into @class.
>
> No, the conflict was about putting URIs and CURIEs into attributes that
> were previously free-form and thus could cause confusion.
>
> And it was a good argument, we are introducing something new, and thus
> the new attributes make sense.


Ah, gotcha.  Don't the big deal about putting uris in @class, but at least
it doesn't sound quite as silly of an objection for someone to have now.

~TJ
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