[microformats-discuss] Microformat for blog-searchand characterizing

Björn Seibert bjoernseibert at gmx.de
Thu Jul 21 13:05:25 PDT 2005

Eran schrieb:

>Hi Bjorn,
>I like the idea of a description for blogs. With all the aggregation
>that's going on right now and the certain growth of that market in the
>future it is a good thing to be learn something about the source of a
>piece of information without too much hassle. I see it as kind of an
>hCard for blogs.
>About the proposed format, here's a few possible changes:
>>-----Original Message-----
>><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-->
>>    <li>Webstandards</li>
>>    <li>CSS</li>
>>    <li>XHTML</li>
>> </ul>
>> <ul class="feeds"><!--one or more-->
>>   <li><a href="URL">RSS</a></li>
>>   <li><a href="URL">Atom</a></li>
>> </ul>
>> <span class="description">
>> Artikel und Experimente zu Webstandards, CSS, XHTML und Themen der
>> Internettechniken
>> </span>
><div class="blogformat" language="de"> <!-- added lanugage attribute, I
>think this is the correct usage... -->
>  <img class="logo" src="http://blog.url/images/hblog.gif" alt="" />
><!-- changed url to absolute rather than relative -->
>  <a class="bookmark" href="URL" title="Zum Weblog">Blogname</a> <!--
>changed class name to bookmark to reflect permalink type -->
>  <a clss="author" href=author.url">author.name</a> <!-- added author
>field, maybe link to an hcard or include one inline? -->
>  <span class="language"><em> / DE: </em></span>
>  <ul class="categories"> <!--changed to categories as used in hreview
>    <li><a rel="tag"
>href="http://technorati.com/Webstandards">Webstandards</a></li> <!--
>changed categories to tags per ryan's suggestion -->
>    <li><a rel="tag" href="http://wikipedia.com/CSS">CSS</a></li>
>    <li><a rel="tag" href="http://wikipedia.com/XHTML">XHTML</a></li>
> </ul>
> <ul class="feeds"><!--one or more-->
>   <li><a rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" href="URL">RSS
>2.0</a></li> <!-- added alternate, type and version as per current
>   <li><a rel="alternate" type="application/atom+xml" href="URL">Atom
> </ul>
> <span class="description">
> Artikel und Experimente zu Webstandards, CSS, XHTML und Themen der
> Internettechniken
> </span>
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Eran, thx for your opinion. Like you've written, it should be an effort 
in the hunt for relevant information about and in blogs. I chose this 
pattern according to the hcard format. I think this set of information 
is the most important to categorize blogs. Other notions out there?


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