[uf-discuss] Comments from IBM/Lotus rep about Microformats

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.lists at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 05:07:20 PST 2006

On 12/5/06, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at gmail.com> wrote:
> For those on this list who are not following [whatwg], here is an
> interesting thread about inability to use Microformats:
> http://listserver.dreamhost.com/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2006-December/00
> 8462.html
> I wonder if his issues can be addressed?

I think the only way it can be addressed is with some effort to
harmonize microformats and RDFa, which is not going to happen for what
seem to me largely political reasons.

The fact that we can't have a title property in hCite is already
evidence of the practical problems that will result without such an

FWIW. Elias is an engineer (who writes code; "rep" sounds to me more
marketing, but maybe tha's just me).


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