[uf-discuss] Microformats and Spam

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Fri Nov 18 11:26:40 PST 2005

On Nov 18, 2005, at 9:21 AM, Andy Hume wrote:
Tantek wrote:
>> As said before, microformats encourage the use of *visible data*, not
>> invisible (meta)data, and thus microformats agrees with the  
>> position that
>> you should NOT use CSS to hide microformatted content.
> This is a concept I hadn't heard voiced before, and I guess I agree  
> in principle.
> However, microformats could be powerful tool for marking up  
> invisible meta data. It's machine readable, and essentially human  
> readable as well. The only difference is the author has chosen to  
> hide it in their presentation of the document.

Of course, you will always be able to hide microformats. But, at  
least, *you don't have to* hide it, unlike rdf-in-html-comments and  
stuctured blogging.


Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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