[microformats-discuss] Re: Educationg Others
sayrer at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 10:20:42 PDT 2005
On 10/5/05, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar <drernie at opendarwin.org> wrote:
> Seriously, it does seem that either people immediately sense the
> value, or it appears completely ridiculous to them.
I don't like the binary opposition. I don't feel like I "get it", but
I have used XOXO to good effect already. I think I understand why it's
better than some random XML format.
> Rather, we're saying, "This has solved -our- problems. Why not look
> to see if it might solve yours?" That's all.
Yes, you guys keep saying that, and I am prepared to believe it. So,
what were the problems and how did the microformats solve it? I can
understand the reluctance to answer that question directly, since it
opens to door to all sorts of "but what about..." kinds of objections
that fall outside the sweet spot.
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