[microformats-discuss] Re: playlist microformat
Tantek Ç elik
tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Sun Sep 4 14:33:56 PDT 2005
On 9/3/05 3:07 PM, "Lucas Gonze" <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/3/05, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
>> Who's in?
> I'm in, of course.
> Can we spin off social software for this project? Wikis are better as
> records of conversations or whiteboards than for working together on a
> shared purpose.
I think the steps we've outlined in the process document actually break down
the problem into the right steps.
> And what are we building, anyway? An XHTML version of media RSS?
> Sequences to render in time? Musicbrainz expressed in h* rather than
> RDF? A reblogging-friendly HTML template?
This is the whole point of creating the -examples, -formats, -brainstorming
documents in that order. To answer those (and more) questions.
>> It might be interesting to add the XSPF field names to in a column in these
> I added them to that page a while ago, though I think that the
> comparison tables are out of sync.
AFAIK, there is no XSPF column in the tables.
> As a general point, members of the XSPF group were extremely aware of
> the patterns and history of media metadata.
Could you provide URLS where those patterns and history are documented?
> The fields we chose
Could you provide URLs providing the decision-making behind the field-names?
> details of our definitions, and our abstractions were very deliberate.
Great! Then I'm very glad you are helping out with this.
>> (which perhaps need to be harmonized into one "media metadata
>> comparison" table, rather than one specific for podcasts, and one specific
>> for video):
> Or rather, factored. Some aspects of media metadata are about
> chronologically updated documents, others are about specific media
> types, others are about eCommerce.
Right, I believe that as well, and I expect to see more than one microformat
come out of this, since the effort of solving a *specific* problem, and
starting with the *simplest* solution that could work, will break this down
into smaller pieces.
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