[uf-discuss] FYI: Jeff Jarvis on microformats and Google Base

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Nov 22 13:58:30 PST 2005

On Nov 22, 2005, at 8:14 AM, Jon Tan wrote:
> I also agree that the amount of data in MFs is critical. Yes, by  
> all means lets get on with implementation, but evangelism and work  
> done are not mutually exclusive.

Unless, of course, people are already criticizing your for talking to  
much and not getting enough work done.

> More talk while the work goes on may even encourage more work to  
> start.
> I agree with Brian Suda. It shouldn't be that difficult for GBase  
> to allow a, 'file-upload type of XHTML', and a, 'Trackback/ping  
> service' along with GBase to, 'display the data in
> Microformat encoded formats (where applicable).'

Of course, it wouldn't be tough for them to support, but *getting  
them to support it* is probably intractable.

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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