[Microid] microid scope
stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Jan 3 12:43:43 EST 2007
Ah, to top-post or to bottom-post, that is the question! :-)
Fred Stutzman wrote:
> I think better language is "contained" - the microid will claim ownership
> of everything contained in the semantic element.
Agreed. Plus that's consistent with the terminology in the HTML specs.
> With regard to whole-page claims, this gets a little tricky because a
> microid in the head only connotes ownership of that claim. We can set up a
> special rule saying "if the microid is in the head, it is a whole page
> claim", I'm not sure there is any way around that.
Well, it does get tricky. What if we have this?
<meta name='microid' content='foo'/>
<h1>The Foo Page!</h1>
<h2>The Bar Area!</h2>
<p class='microid-baz'>Hey Bar, I like your area!</p>
So the relevant claim is always that of the nearest containing element
in the hierarchy.
> On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Terrell Russell wrote:
>> There seems a need for a Scope section... or at least a statement about
>> the scope of authorship being 'declared/claimed' for each use-case in
>> section 7.
>> Here's a stab...
>> The MicroID declares authorship/ownership of the content 'beneath' it in
>> the Document Object Model, and nothing more. A MicroID present in the
>> <meta/> tag specifies a claim for the entire page. A MicroID present in
>> a <div></div> specifies a claim for only the content residing within
>> that subset of the page.
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