[uf-discuss] Non-HTTP/HTML microformats
scott at randomchaos.com
Wed Nov 30 15:22:04 PST 2005
Ryan King wrote:
> You see, one of the beauties of The Unix Way, is that, just like
> microformats, you can use the same output for both humans and
> machines. For example, `ls .` can be read by a human or piped into
> something else with `ls . | foo`. No need for two separate formats.
> (note to self: need to write blog post comparing µF's to The Unix
In addition to removing repetition, using a more human-readable
format for machine-only communication greatly simplifies debugging.
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