[microformats-discuss] Re: Blog post format challenge and introduction

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Sat Aug 13 21:16:23 PDT 2005

On Aug 13, 2005, at 8:56 PM, David Wiley wrote:

> Coming out of the woodwork to introduce myself and chip in.

Welcome, David.

> David Wiley, professor of instructional technology,

Where? MIT?

> founder or
> OpenContent, and lead on the eduCommons project none of you will know
> about -- a customized plone-based cms for running OpenCourseWare
> projects like MIT OCW (http://ocw.mit.edu/). Did my dissertation work
> on what we calling "learning objects," discrete, reusable chunks of
> educational material meant to be used and reused. I've been anxiously
> following the microformats conversation in lurk mode because of the
> obvious overlap.
> I believe my blog meets all of Tantek's criteria below -
> http://opencontent.org/blog/ - I'm using Wordpress and had almost no
> work to do at all. The one annoying thing was the way categories were
> labeled rel="category tag". I've since fixed so that now rel="tag".
> As we keep going, I'll be happy to throw my Wordpress hacks on the
> table for anyone who's interested.

You should throw them onto the wordpress table, as well. The  
WordPress guys support microformats and would probably entertain  
reasonable patches.


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