[uf-discuss] Formatting of Movie Credits information

Chris Messina chris.messina at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 16:37:26 PST 2005

Most of this should be handled with the hCard and hCal MF "building
blocks". In addition, true microformats need to go through a thorough
lifecycle and investigation before being "microformats".

A collection of seemingly semantic classes does not a microformat make.


Not sure if you've taken a look, but give a good read to this page:


It'll help get you started with how you might go about rephrasing your
question -- and apologies if this sounds abrupt or presumptive, but we
all go through the same initiation!


On 11/16/05, Goodlatte, Robert <Robert.Goodlatte at dig.com> wrote:
> I'm looking to format movie credit information in a semantic and meaningful
> way.  I've looked at XMDP as a possible way of assigning some meaning to CSS
> classes, perhaps used in a definition list, but I would like to hear other
> people's opinions on the subject.  Is this proper use of a definition list?
> If not, what other formatting should I use?
> Right now, my HTML would look something like this:
> <dl>
> <dt id='title'>Title</dt>
>   <dd>Walk the Line</dd>
> <dt id='genre'>Genre</dt>
>   <dd>Biography, Musical, Drama</dd>
> <dt id='cast'>Cast</dt>
>    <dd>Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Patrick, Ginnifer Goodwin,
> Shelby Lynne</dd>
> ...etc etc.
> Would an unordered list be a more appropriate way to format this
> information?  Is there a microformat I could use?
> The information I would like to present is:
> Title
> First Billed Cast
> Director(s)
> Writer(s)
> Genre(s)
> Status
> Release Date
> DVD Release Date
> Running Time
> MPAA Rating
> Web Site
> Thanks in advance, and my apologies if this is the incorrect forum for this
> question.
> Rob Goodlatte
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