[uf-discuss] generic microformat parsing heuristics?

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Mon Nov 7 12:50:56 PST 2005

Phil Dawes wrote:

> So my question is:
> Is there a set of heuristics that can be employed to generically  
> parse (all of the) microformats?

David House wrote:

> Now, if we built a generic parser which allowed its individual
> extensions to execute some specialised code

You appear to be discussing two different ideas.  There's a  
difference between a modular extensible parser that can handle new  
cases with a minimal amount of additional case-specific code and a  
generalized parser that can handle new cases with no additional code.


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