[microformats-discuss] Microformat for blog-search and characterizing

Björn Seibert bjoernseibert at gmx.de
Thu Jul 21 12:40:25 PDT 2005

Ryan King schrieb:

> On Jul 21, 2005, at 6:28 AM, Björn Seibert wrote:
>> Hi, I was thinking about a format for blogs. The issue was that  
>> although e.g. Technorati is using a summary, for me personally I  
>> can't find out efficiently what's a blog about considering the fast  
>> growing number of blogs. So I'm following lots of links that aren't  
>> of interest for me.
>> Such a format offers a set of information for characterisation or  
>> classification of Weblogs.  Thus search services etc. could be  
>> supplied efficiently with the necessary information.  It would be  
>> possible for services to seek out and use the information for  search 
>> results.  In addition, visitors of the Website/Weblogs could  quickly 
>> find out, where the emphasis lay and get the feeds.
> So, it seems you're looking for a way for bloggers to categorize  
> themselves. Right? If so, there is a possiblity that we could do blog- 
> level tagging (as opposed to the current post-level tagging).
>> I already thought about the possible XHTML-Listing,
> what's this?
> -ryan
>> but first want to share your opinions about a possible format for  
>> characterizing and finding blogs.
>> (sorry for my little bumpy English)
>> Björn
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Hi, I thought about something like that:

<div class="blogformat">
  <img class="logo" src="images/hblog.gif" alt="" /><!--optional-->
  <a class="url" href="URL" title="Zum Weblog">Blogname</a>
  <span class="language"><em> / DE: </em></span>
  <ul class="cat"><!--major categories-->
 <ul class="feeds"><!--one or more-->
   <li><a href="URL">RSS</a></li>
   <li><a href="URL">Atom</a></li>
 <span class="description">
 Artikel und Experimente zu Webstandards, CSS, XHTML und Themen der


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