[whatwg] Ghosts from the past and the semantic Web

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 09:30:07 PDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 11:24 AM, Ben Adida <ben at adida.net> wrote:

> 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.

Ah, gotcha.  Don't the big deal about putting uris in @class, but at least
it doesn't sound quite as silly of an objection for someone to have now.

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