[microformats-discuss] Developer Adoption
andyhume at thedredge.org
Thu Jul 14 05:43:43 PDT 2005
On 14 Jul 2005, at 00:17, Ryan King wrote:
> On Jul 13, 2005, at 4:08 PM, Andy Hume wrote:
>> IMHO these early formats will be the key to encouraging developer
>> uptake because they work here and now, and can be useful in a real
>> world way. Do we need a developer adoption drive?
> Yes and no. To some degree, its already happening without an
> explicit drive pushing it. On the other hand, education and
> evangelism is always helpful.
> And there's nothing holding anyone back from doing this on their
> own. I know Tantek and I both regularly email people suggesting
> that they implement a specific microformat on their site.
For sure Ryan, I just don't want to encourage potentially thousands
of people to author their microformats in a particular way - and then
you guys to tell me it may have been better some other way. ;)
>> What are your feelings on this? And what specific mark-up example
>> do you believe would be appropriate for this?
> hCalendar makes for good examples, too, because many sites are
> already publishing events,
...and all sites are publishing contact details, hence my choice of
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