"uid" microformats? (was Re: [uf-discuss] ISBN mark-up)
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Apr 26 14:31:12 PDT 2006
In message <C073E92A.6D553%tantek at cs.stanford.edu>, Tantek Çelik
<tantek at cs.stanford.edu> writes
>>> The average person knows, understands, and uses telephone numbers and
>>> zip codes all the time. The same cannot be said about ISBN.
>> Interesting assertion. Care to cite your evidence?
>Any study showing use of phones (number of phones per househould,
>cellphones per capita etc.) and postal mail demonstrates broad
>understanding of those two.
>ISBN? I leave that David Letterman or whoever wants to make a funny
>video asking people on the street what an ISBN is and how to use it.
No evidence, then.
Free clue: I know far more people who use ISBNs than zip codes (indeed,
more who know what an ISBN is, than do a zip code).
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