[whatwg] Ghosts from the past and the semantic Web

Ben Adida ben at adida.net
Thu Aug 28 09:24:43 PDT 2008

Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Those folks must *really* hate microformats, then, as they pack *all* of
> their semantics into @class.

No, the conflict was about putting URIs and CURIEs into attributes that
were previously free-form and thus could cause confusion.

And it was a good argument, we are introducing something new, and thus
the new attributes make sense.


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