Microformats *do* seek to change behaviour (was: XFN usage stats and Re: [uf-discuss] rel="muse" implies romantic relationship?)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Mon Dec 11 10:47:52 PST 2006

In message <C1A207C2.82637%tantek at cs.stanford.edu>, Tantek Çelik
<tantek at cs.stanford.edu> writes

>Subject: Re: XFN usage stats and Re: [uf-discuss] rel="muse"
>implies romantic relationship?

Did you perhaps forget to change that?

>microformats do not try to alter people's publishing behavior in an
>unnatural way - and ask of them to make openly honest what is not
>already so - unlike "a priori" formats efforts which seek to change
>behavior as such with metadata etc. that they "wish" people would
>simply magically start publishing.

Perhaps you missed this comment:


in which a poster describes how he rejected hResume because it sought to
change his publishing behaviour.

Andy Mabbett
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