[uf-discuss] Non-HTTP/HTML microformats

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Wed Nov 30 16:18:43 PST 2005

On Nov 30, 2005, at 3:06 PM, Luke Kanies wrote:

> On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Ryan King wrote:
>> Hmm, I don't think the two are as different as you'd think.
> It's not so much that these formats aren't meant for humans at all but
> rather that their developed for communicating information to computers 
> and
> about computers.  I definitely still want the information to be easily 
> read
> and understood by humans, but the information itself will likely be 
> modelled
> and managed entirely differently because of the different endpoint.
>> 1. Can you use the µF principles to guide your work? Sure, I
>> certainly would
>> 3. Are people involved around here likely to be interested? Sure.
> That would be great; I'd love some help from people more experienced 
> in this
> area.

Do have a look at the discussions on serialiasation and XOXO over REST 
we've had here.

I use XOXO for internal interprocess communication, because it gives me 
an unambiguous serialisation of native list and dictionary structures 
which I can move between languages, and view in a browser for debugging 
or intermediate visualisation


Also the discussion Erniw started about flagging types for 


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