[whatwg] Microdata getItems()
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 9 12:48:54 PDT 2011
On Tue, 9 Aug 2011, Rob Crowther wrote:
> I just want to confirm that my understanding of this is correct:
> getItems() will return a NodeList of top level microdata items and this
> is irrespective of whether or not the items are actually valid in terms
> of their type? That is, it is the developer's responsibility to confirm
> that the vCard has an fn and an n before further processing?
Correct. Browsers aren't expected to know about the vocabularies, let
alone validate them.
> One further question - if an itemtype attribute is present there must
> also be an itemscope. However if I remove itemscope from the element
> the Opera beta implementation still returns it as a top level microdata
> item even though it is now invalid. Is this expected behaviour?
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