[uf-discuss] Boom: book microformat?

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Nov 29 13:57:13 PST 2005

On Nov 29, 2005, at 5:53 AM, Scott Reynen wrote:

> FYI, on ALA today [1]:
> "we are happy to discover that we actually developed (at least the  
> beginnings of) a microformat for books."
> Boom includes classes such as "table" and "caption" in place of the  
> existing HTML tags and they don't appear to be following the  
> process at all, but they're calling it a microformat, so someone  
> might want to comment on it.
> [1] http://www.alistapart.com/articles/boom

More evidence that "microformat" has achieved buzzword status. What  
they've done is a great solution, but as you point out, they didn't  
follow the process. They've created semantic xhtml, but probably not  
a microformat.


Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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