[microformats-discuss] profiles- resolved
ryan at technorati.com
Fri Jul 15 17:43:58 PDT 2005
Our discussion around profiles is going in circles.
Let me end the thread here (and give Tantek a chance to catch up on
the discussion :)). Please give xmdp and profiles a break until
Tantek is caught up- we have plenty of other things to discuss
(resumes, anyone? geo, anyone? blog comments, anyone?)
Here's a summary of xmdp, profile stuff, which I hope should clear up
1. Microformats should be a profile URI. Not all of them do yet (this
is due to the 24-hours-in-a-day problem- http://james.lab6.com/
2. The profile URI could be a URL that resolves to an XMDP.
3. Profiles should probably be reference-able outside of the <head
<link rel="profile" .../> was proposed by Tantek and Eric Meyer at
WWW2005 (or was it 2004?).
Likewise, <a rel="profile" ...></a> has been proposed and accepted as
Please see http://microformats.org/wiki/xmdp-brainstorming
4. Please read the info on xmdp at gmpg.org (http://gmpg.org/xmdp)
and ask questions if there's anything you don't understand. I'll let
Tantek explain more.
Again, this discussion has become non-productive- the signal-to-noise
ratio has gone way down. Let's just take a break.
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