[microformats-discuss] Weblog entries and forum posts

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 13:36:38 PDT 2005

Hey David and Geof,

This same idea came up in #microformats the other day, with no less
than three people having independently invented it.  Given that you
guys are two more, this is about as unambiguous as a zeitgeist can
get: it's a great idea.

- Lucas

On 8/12/05, David Janes -- BlogMatrix <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com> wrote:
> Hi Geof,
> This is exactly the kind of user case. I'm up to my elbows in
> Greasemonkey write now trying to make a sample I can share with folks.
> You may also want to look at the "reblg.com" people and see what they're
> doing.
> I'm having a bit of trouble (i.e. a lot) with a upstream router but
> hopefully I can share a little demo very soon.
> Regards, etc...
> David
> http://www.blogmatix.com
>  > I'm very interested in a microformat for forum posts, which I think
>  > have virtually the same requirements as blog posts.  While I haven't
>  > thought of any significant differences, someone else might.
>  > In my case, I need hooks for Javascript to extract information from
>  > forum posts in order to support annotation and contextualized
>  > copy-paste operations for individual posts on a page [1].  In future,
>  > I see this kind of functionality could be external to a web
>  > application (e.g. in a browser extension), but for that we need a
>  > standard.  Your sample format would satisfy me, as it has all the
>  > necessary properties (content, title, author, date, url), and is very
>  > close to the Atom-based format I am currently using.
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