Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by ats at 2008-06-23 18:42
"Unfortunately there have been a number of concerns over hCalendar's use of the abbreviation design pattern."
"the effect on blind users using screen readers with abbreviation expansion turned on where abbreviations designed for machines would be read out"
Well, yes, that's what you get when you utterly abuse HTML.
I'm glad someone has finally realised that microformats are a stupid idea...
Microformats themselves are making the best of a bad situation, except that that situation is less of an issue now that work has resumed on HTML ...
... the abbreviation design pattern is utter tosh though.