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[whatwg] multiple itemtypes in microdata?

From: John Giannandrea <jgiann@google.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:32:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CACMHidK+c5Tyw2wvFf3nBydj9bvhiFmracvZfGHXWrOH_FUdqQ@mail.gmail.com>
Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> The solution John proposed would indeed not handle cross-origin
> extensions, which could be problematic.

Cross-origin extensions can still be handled with full URIs for the
extension properties.

I dont see how you can solve the itemtype="foo" collision case for multiple
itemtypes without some explicit statement about the authority who says what
the combined vocabulary for a set of itemtypes means.

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 6:53 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

>   <div itemscope itemtype="http://example.com/">
>     <meta itemprop="kind" content="A B">
>     ...
>   </div>

How does "kind" relate to "type"?   Would it be the case that kind informs
the short itemprop names also?
Is this the same proposal as having an itemprop="type" which means the same
thing as itemtype?

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