[whatwg] Custom microdata handling added to HTML5 spec

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon May 11 16:23:22 PDT 2009

On Sun, 10 May 2009, Manu Sporny wrote:
> Shelley Powers wrote:
> > Since a new section detailing HTML5's handling of custom microdata  has
> > been added to the HTML5 spec
> > 
> > http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#microdata
> I've only had a brief chance to look over the HTML5 Microdata spec, but
> there is one big problem that overrides all of the other issues: The
> HTML5 Microdata spec is in direct conflict with planned RDFa extensions
> and will almost surely result in spurious triples being generated in
> RDFa processors in the future.

I've renamed property="" to itemprop="".

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