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Re: microformats, profiles, and taking back rel/class names [standardizedFieldValues-51]

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 15:39:47 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640707171239g3374f86fh5b3009bb68b08a4d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Harry Halpin" <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>

On 7/17/07, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org> wrote:
> Why not instead of
> <div class2="http://example.org/human-resources/employee">
> just do
> <div class="employee" profile="http://example.org/human-resources/">

Because no software which knows of @class knows about @profile, making
that snippet semantically identical to this one;

<div class="employee" profile="http://example.org/foo/bar/">

Using a new attribute makes it unambiguous.

Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.         http://www.markbaker.ca
Coactus; Web-inspired integration strategies  http://www.coactus.com
Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2007 19:39:58 UTC

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