[microformats-discuss] Microformats and the Semantic Web

Danny Ayers danny.ayers at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 10:10:58 PDT 2005

P.S. Tantek earlier suggested a distinction between microformats and
the SW initiative which sounds reasonable to me:

> > These projects have at least one goal in
> > common: putting more useful data on the Web.

> Sort of.  There is actually a very key distinction here in the microformats
> approach that sets a different approach.
> Microformats are much more about:
>  Making the data that people *are already publishing* on the *web* more
> useful.
> Rather than:
>  Putting more useful data on the web.
> That's a fine distinction, but a very important one that focuses our
> efforts.



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