[microformats-discuss] URIs please!
tantek at technorati.com
Thu Jul 14 11:39:55 PDT 2005
These are *excellent* questions. And good answers Ryan.
I've reworded/simplified them a bit and added them to the (new) XMDP
And I have lots more in my queue to add to that page.
On Jul 14, 2005, at 11:12 AM, Ryan King wrote:
> On Jul 14, 2005, at 11:01 AM, Carl Beeth wrote:
>> Please be aware I'm not a developer so these question may seem very
>> Why as a site administrator I should care about profiles as they are
>> not needed for the microformat to be valid?
> Because it will help UAs which are trying to parse your documents.
> I would also say "to follow the spec" (as in the HTML spec), but that
> probably doesn't help you much.
>> Why as a crawler developer should I care about profiles as they are
>> not compulsory and I will need to parse the whole page anyway?
> Maybe they should be compulsory?
>> Why as a UA developer should I care about profiles as I will need to
>> parse the whole page anyway?
> Don't think just in terms of performance- a profile can still make
> your life easier, as it will make things less ambiguous.
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