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[whatwg] Expanding datetime

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:25:34 +0300
Message-ID: <4A1E456F-E8C0-4013-8602-27D843323CFC@iki.fi>
On Jul 30, 2008, at 23:29, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> Wrong.
>
> Microformats may also be used to mark up events that happened in the  
> past and people who are dead. For example:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walt_Disney

What use case is served by marking up Walt Disney's birthday as bday?

Surely people aren't supposed to export Walt Disney's contact  
information to their address book app and have it remind them to  
congratulate Walt on his birthday.

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Henri Sivonen
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