[microformats-discuss] microformats for various types of media?
ryan at technorati.com
Wed Jul 13 11:31:29 PDT 2005
On Jul 13, 2005, at 10:43 AM, Dougal Campbell wrote:
> Now for something a little more frivolous. Is anyone else
> interested in a microformat for marking up information about music
Yes. Not frivolous. I think there's been some brainstorming on this
I know Kevin Marks is really interested in this.
> I'm sure there's plenty of prior-art formats to borrow from (the
> iTunes library export XML comes to mind, as does the ID3 tagging
> info itself). But, where to start?
Start with the above wiki page and add other examples of widely used
> What's required and optional? How to handle album information for
> "various artists" collections consistently?
> On a related note, microformats for books and movies would also be
> interesting. A site like All Consuming would be able to aggregate
> this type of data in interesting ways.
I'm not sure what you mean by this. What data about the book or movie?
> Is this a dumb application for a microformat, or should I plow ahead?
Where there's data on the web, there's room for discussion of a
I assume you've read http://microformats.org/wiki/process - it should
(hopefully) give you an idea of the general process involved in
developing a microformat.
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