[microformats-discuss] xFolk (RC1) and Topic Maps

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Aug 10 10:41:37 PDT 2005

On Aug 10, 2005, at 9:18 AM, Bud Gibson wrote:
> On Aug 10, 2005, at 12:09, Ryan King wrote:
>> Actually, if you'll notice, xFolk is a proper subset of hReview  
>> (http://microformats.org/wiki/hreview), which has a field for the  
>> reviewer.
>> Chances are, if you need something that xFolk can't supply (and  
>> its kept simple on purpose), then its time to upgrade to hReview. :)
> This might well work, but there is a use case where it breaks.   
> What I think Rob is getting at is the case where you harvest  
> bookmarks from a bunch of sites.  They are not reviews, just  
> bookmarks.

Please don't let the names of the formats get in the way. Just  
because its a "bookmark" and "not a review" doesn't mean that hReview  
is not the appropriate markup. I think hReview has the semantics  
needed to do what needs to be done.

> How do you associate the bookmark with a user?  A simple hCard  
> seems relatively easy.

Which we have with hReview and 'reviewer.'


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