[whatwg] foreign attributes Re: several messages about XML syntax and HTML5

Elias Torres elias at torrez.us
Tue Dec 5 14:11:24 PST 2006

There's plenty of documentation/code/test cases for *specific*
microformats but no general rules for let's say additional fields in an
hCard. Let me know if I'm missing any other documentation or overall
principle in microformats.


ryan king wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2006, at 11:04 PM, Elias Torres wrote:
>> If you can read in the uF wiki [1] there's really not much guidance on
>> how to parse
>> one or all of them.
> There is more documentation than you suggest. See [1], which documents
> how to parse hcards. Much of the hCard parsing guideline apply more
> generally (extracting those common bits is on my todo list).
> Also, please note that we have a suite of test cases. The stable and
> agreed upon ones are here [2] and you can see work in progress in our
> mercurial repository [3].
> -ryan
> 1. http://microformats.org/wiki/hcard-parsing
> 2. http://microformats.org/tests/
> 3. http://hg.microformats.org/tests/

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