[html5] microdata itemref

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 10 15:49:06 PST 2012

On Mon, 10 Dec 2012, Brian Tremblay wrote:
> > 
> > In the future we might introduce a way to explicitly exclude a subtree 
> > from an ancestor, if this is a common issue.
> It seems like it would be, even in less complicated cases than mine.

I haven't seen many examples of it, but it's definitely something I'll 
keep an eye open for.

> By contrast, everything else is necessary: a restaurant, with an event, 
> hosted by a person, employed by a winery. I don't know if anyone does 
> anything with events microdata right now. But if they did, they might 
> search for wine events at Seattle restaurants, or search for events 
> featuring a winery they like, or wines from a region they like.
> I dunno. Maybe this whole thing is a waste of effort on my part.  :-/

If you're getting something out of it (e.g. prettier search results 
snippets in search engines), then it's worth it. If not... I generally 
don't recommend solving problems that don't yet exist. :-)

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