Bug 19019 - i'd like to encode a geographical position in the format like <span itemprop=geo itemvalue="lat;lon">HUMAN-FRIENDLY- and LOCALIZED-LAT, LON</span>, but current microdata syntax does not allow it. <meta itemprop=geo content=...> could be used, but contain
i'd like to encode a geographical position in the format like <span itemprop=...
Status: RESOLVED LATER
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML Microdata (editor: Ian Hickson)
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Reported: 2012-09-25 21:54 UTC by contributor
Modified: 2013-02-25 22:49 UTC (History)
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Description contributor 2012-09-25 21:54:10 UTC
This was was cloned from bug 9137 as part of operation LATER convergence.
Originally filed: 2010-02-24 12:36:00 +0000

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 #0   contributor@whatwg.org                          2010-02-24 12:36:37 +0000 
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Section: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#md-vcard-geo

Comment:
i'd like to encode a geographical position in the format like <span
itemprop=geo itemvalue="lat;lon">HUMAN-FRIENDLY- and LOCALIZED-LAT,
LON</span>, but current microdata syntax does not allow it.  <meta
itemprop=geo content=...> could be used, but container element is preferred
for the ease of scripting and styling.

Posted from: 220.210.139.122
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 #1   Ian 'Hixie' Hickson                             2010-03-29 05:52:13 +0000 
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: For now, you can use
   <meta name="geo itemvalue="lat;lon">HUMAN-FRIENDLY- and LOCALIZED-LAT,LON
...but on the long run we might add some ways to do this. (There have been other requests along similar lines for various types, e.g. ratings). I'd like to wait until we have more experience with microdata before adding this, though, so that we can do it right. Baby steps.
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