[microformats-discuss] Developer Adoption

Josh Owens joshua.owens at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 11:47:11 PDT 2005

> On Jul 14, 2005, at 11:38 AM, Josh Owens wrote:
> > On 7/14/05, Carl Beeth < carl.beeth at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> My question would be, will there ever be much of an advantage to
> >>> the user
> >>> to utilize a scraping tool over .ics files? 
> >> The fact that the event is embedded in the HTML page allows the
> >> user-agent to do cool stuff with the data.
> >
> > What is this cool stuff you speak of?
> Just imagine that someone wrote a browser which recognized microformats. 
> -ryan

I am trying to imagine that... but what does the browser *DO* with the 
microformat once it finds it? Hands it over to the user's calendar app? Adds 
a button next to it, ala greasemonkey? I am trying to get a firm 
understanding of the user-space tools for microformats.

Thanks for your patience with me :)

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