class="hack"? Re: [uf-discuss] Comments from IBM/Lotus rep aboutMicroformats

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at
Mon Dec 11 18:59:59 PST 2006

Chris Messina wrote:
> The goal of this community is not to necessary act as a 
> filter, but to adhere to a process for coming to some kind of 
> consensus on a small number of formats that can be embedded 
> in ordinary web pages. We look at widespread existing 
> behavior and help massage that behavior in such a way so that 
> we can help computers understand that data better. 

Chris, are you aware that Ian Hickson and Lachan Hunt on the WHATWG list are
prescribing microformats as the generalized extension mechanism for HTML
(whenever anyone asks for a more generic extension mechanism?)

-Mike Schinkel

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