[uf-discuss] Microformats vs XML

Benjamin Carlyle benjamincarlyle at optusnet.com.au
Sun Apr 30 15:44:13 PDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-04-30 at 14:37 -0500, Christopher St John wrote:
> 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

Ok, added to faq. Feel free to tweak or revert, folks.


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