[microformats-discuss] Video Pop-up Link Maker
lisa at lisarein.com
Wed Oct 12 15:43:07 PDT 2005
I think this is a great place to start:
Joshua Kinberg wrote:
> <div class="enclosure">
> <a href=[URL of video] title=[title of video] type=[mime-type]
> <img src=[URL of thumbnail image] class="thumbnail" />
> <abbr class="duration" title="00:27:35">27 minutes, 35 seconds</abbr>
> [hCard of XFN for roles of creators/authors]
> [hCalendar for date of creation]
> [relLicense for license info]
> [relTag for category/taxonomy info]
> [relPayment for payment info]
> <blockquote>[description of video]</blockquote>
Everything's optional, right? So why not have a larger model that can be
implemented. or not? :-)
> Ryan King wrote:
> > I think we're miscommunicating here.
> > What you have above, Josh is some great analysis, a good conclusion.
> > What we're missing is the evidence that led you to that conclusion.
> > You know vlogging well, most of us don't- this is part of the reason
> > why we advocate thorough documentation, because only then can non-
> > domain-experts work with the format in an informed manner.
> > David Janes (and others) are doing great work on http://
> > microformats.org/wiki/blog-post-formats. We need similar work
> > for media.
> Just to endorse this -- sitting down and spending the time actually
> systematically documenting and analyzing the cases "in the wild" -- is
> uncovering depths of information I had no idea were below the surface of
> the problem.
> Josh -- start simple with what people are doing in the videoblogging
> community. Exploit and encourage conformance to XHTML. Look at what
> people are actually doing is always the starting point.
> For example, you suggest ...
> Joshua Kinberg wrote:
> > <div class="enclosure">
> > <a href=[URL of video] title=[title of video] type=[mime-type]
> > rel="enclosure">
> > <img src=[URL of thumbnail image] class="thumbnail" />
> > </a>
> > <abbr class="duration" title="00:27:35">27 minutes, 35
> > [hCard of XFN for roles of creators/authors]
> > [hCalendar for date of creation]
> > [relLicense for license info]
> > [relTag for category/taxonomy info]
> > [relPayment for payment info]
> > <blockquote>[description of video]</blockquote>
> > </div>
> ... if you sit down and look at what the videoblogging community is
> currently doing, you'll see that in 95%+ of the cases, many of these
> elements are already covered -- by the enclosing blog.
> I can't speak for non-videoblog/porn sites. Mark's supposed to report
> back to us once he's finished "researching"....
> Regards, etc...
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