[microformats-discuss] Re: intro
brian.suda at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 13:42:35 PDT 2005
Tantek Çelik wrote:
>Microformats is about taking what people already *visibly* publish on the
>Web, and marking it up with "well-known" semantics in order to enable better
>sharing, discovery, indexing etc. of that already visible information.
>If people are not publishing a certain kind of information on the web yet,
>then IMHO it is premature to develop a microformat for it.
>This isn't a discouragement of your efforts. I am merely trying to make
>sure you're using the proper motivations.
--- Another reuse of a citation format would be in the Resume/CV
microformat. Loads of people publish their resume online. Most academics
also list their publications. This microformat would be a stand-alone
format and possibly be a subset of the resume format.
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