[microformats-discuss] Picoformats

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Thu Aug 25 01:47:29 PDT 2005

On Aug 24, 2005, at 7:13 PM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> On 8/24/05, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
>> On Aug 24, 2005, at 6:19 AM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>>> Ok, I admit, I am inventing catchy new words here.
>> And you're not the first one.
> .. skipped ...
> Was this my turn to get a spanking? My virtual cheeks are still  
> burning :)
> Yeah, I probably did not read carefully a nice and concise "process"
> page on the Wiki, which addresses most of my worries:
> http://www.microformats.org/wiki/process
> I am still not convinced, however that the happy hippie anarchy is
> right approach to the process, especially when it has to scale.

Two thoughts:

1. I *do* live near Haight Ashbury, but I'm not a hippy. :D
2. Don't worry about scaling yet. Seriously- you can't know how to  
scale something until its time to scale it.

> Maybe
> I am just too used to the W3C's strict steps, checks and boundaries.

And some of us are used to those steps, too and have purposely chosen  
not to reproduce them here.

> And for crying outloud, when you say "do more research", point
> someplace! Teach! :)

Um. meyerweb.com, stopdesign.com, css-discuss.org, http:// 

> It's easy for you guys, being all in California and all, boiling in
> the hottest soup of latest creme de la creme (organize a BarCamp?
> Sure, come one over, it's three blocks away!).

You're right, we do live/work in a very fertile environment. Oh, and  
BarCamp was actually about 35 miles away fro me, but who's counting? :D

> It's much harder for
> bubs like myself in the land of Dixie.

I'm sorry if I've been insensitive to this.

Tantek, whatever happened to that "suggested reading list"? I think  
that would help here.


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