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Microformats, dark data and CSS – part 2

The first part of this article considered over 100 HTML 4 attributes and came to the conclusion class was the only one suitable for storing machine data (i.e. data specifically inserted and intended for machine parsing.) In this second part,

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Microformats, dark data and CSS – part 1

There’s was a bit of kerfuffle when the BBC dropped support for microformats in their program listings. You can’t argue with their reasons: data for microformats was being read aloud by screen-readers, popping up as tool-tips, and confusing the hell

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