[microformats-discuss] Re: intro

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Sun Aug 14 00:29:57 PDT 2005

On Aug 13, 2005, at 11:57 PM, Marius Scurtescu wrote:
>>> One possible thing that is missing is a microformat to represent
>>> generic
>>> bibliographical data. I know that there are movie and music review
>>> microformats, but nothing for books (and related: magazines,
>>> papers, ...).
>> You can use hreview for books, is that what you're looking for? I
>> don't think dead tree media should get special treatment here.
> While there is some overlap between the reviews and bibliographical  
> data,
> they still are very different things in my oppinion. For a  
> bibliographical
> reference you need fields like: title, authors, publisher, year,  
> edition,
> pages, ...

I can see why you'd want to publish this data, but I don't think a  
review is the right place for this data, because you can't really  
*assert* these datums?

I think a URL should be enough to identify a book, but I know  
there'll be some here who disagree with me.


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