[html5] Microdata and Meta

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jun 11 12:16:46 PDT 2009

On Mon, 25 May 2009, Sean B. Palmer wrote:
> I know the Microdata stuff isn't stable yet, but I was just wondering
> if the following is a valid and sensible thing to do:
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <head item>
> <title>Microdata Example</title>
> <link itemprop="about" href="">
> <meta itemprop="example" content="value">

It's valid, but I would urge people to just use normal <meta> elements 
instead, as in:

 <!DOCTYPE html>
 <title>Microdata Example</title>
 <meta name="example" content="value">

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