[uf-discuss] species microformats & OpenSearch
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Wed Dec 6 15:35:30 PST 2006
<8ad71be30612061459p59de5de6q31820c001f2f8050 at mail.gmail.com>, Benjamin
West <bewest at gmail.com> writes
>> .could ever contribute to the semantic web in a meaningful way & will stand
>> the test of taxonomic revisions
>I agree with this.
You may well be right - but since dealing with "taxonomic revisions" is
entirely outside the scope of uFs, so what?
>Typically, microformat proposals are heavily influenced by the
>analysis of examples collected. I've tried doing this work at
I thought you gave up part way through doing that?
>Most of the useful examples
"useful" in what way?
>look similar to one of the sites you mentioned:
> onMouseOver="window.status='';return true"
> title='Click for species description'>
> <i>Aculepeira carbonarioides</i>
> (Keyserling, 1892)
>Looks to me like most mentions of species don't contain much
>information about them, but rather link to to another page that does.
I dispute that that's the case.
>Perhaps with further analysis, we can modify hReview or xFolk to be
>useful for species, in order to model what is actually happening in
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