[webkit-dev] New feature announcement - Implement HTML5 Microdata in WebKit

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Thu Sep 22 08:00:07 PDT 2011

Just so I understand, you're talking about the DOM APIs for
interacting with microdata, right?  I know there was some controversy
in the HTML working group about Microdata versus RDFa.  It's not 100%
clear to me which of those technologies will "win out" in the end, but
it seems valuable to implement this feature behind an ENABLE flag.


On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:48 AM, Arko Saha <nghq36 at motorola.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been looking at HTML5 Microdata  implementation in Webkit.
> Microdata is a specification used to nest semantics within existing content
> on web pages. Search engines, web crawlers, and browsers can extract and
> process Microdata from a web page and use it to provide a richer browsing
> experience for users. Microdata helps technologies such as search engines
> and web crawlers better understand what information is contained in a web
> page, providing better search results.
> Here is the spec :
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/links.html#microdata
> I have logged a bug for this and also attached a basic implementation patch
> for the same.
> Master bug: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68609
> Please let me know your suggestions/views regarding this.
> Thanks in advance.
> Arko Saha
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