[uf-discuss] Microformats vs XML

Christopher St John ckstjohn at gmail.com
Sun Apr 30 12:37:52 PDT 2006

On 4/29/06, Benjamin Carlyle <benjamincarlyle at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> The short answer of when to use microformats is as follows:
> You are writing some html that contains some useful human-readable
> information. You say to yourself: I would like to mark this up with some
> classes now for styling. You look up the relevant microformat, and you
> pull in the standard names. You don't have to make your own up, and now
> your page is machine-readable too. Bonus!

Avoids hype, connects up to actual practice, no buy-in to any agenda
is required. +1


Christopher St. John

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