[uf-discuss] "geo" microformat - specification and usage

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Aug 30 16:08:57 PDT 2006

In message <44F58D88.6070704 at nona.net>, Alex Mayrhofer <axelm at nona.net>

>2) Are there any search engines which look at the "geo" microformat?
>The most popular search engine for that purpose seems to be geourl.org
>- however, they only index ICBM and "geo.position" style meta tags.

AIUI, they're concerned about spammers - a page can only be marked up
with one point using ICBM or geo.position, but you could, in theory,
have a point for each town in the UK on one page, with the microformat.
Andy Mabbett
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