[microformats-discuss] funness

Marius Scurtescu marius.scurtescu at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 11:49:31 PDT 2005

On 8/16/05, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> On 8/16/05 10:07 AM, "Marius Scurtescu" <marius.scurtescu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/15/05, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> So, I'm working on some editors for h* -- I did hCard and now I'm
> >> working on hReview -- and I gotta say this microformat stuff is kinda
> >> fun.  There's just something about it that's neat to work with.
> >
> > Hi Lucas,
> >
> > I am working on a WordPress plugin that will edit and insert an hCard.
> > Next is hCalendar and then a plugin for Drupal. I am using the hCard
> > and hCalendar editor from the microformats site.
> Marius, that's great news.  Please feel free to point out any issues you may
> have run into (design, scripting, interactivity, etc.) with the open source
> hCard/hCalendar creators.  The authors are on this list and are listening.

I'll certainly do that.

> I'd like to encourage you to open source your WordPress plugin as well.

It will be GPL or similar for sure.

> > If there is any overlap between this and your editor please let me know.
> Even if there is a functional overlap, if one is open source, or if one is
> for one blogging platform and another is for another, then it's still worth
> building both.  Let a thousand implementations bloom!

I agree, but it would be silly for two WordPress implementations that
do exactly the same thing.


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