URI profiles [was RE: [uf-discuss] Comments from
IBM/Lotus repabout Microformats]
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Thu Dec 14 11:27:07 PST 2006
In message <011b01c71f6e$100b0610$0201a8c0 at andrieuhome>, Joe Andrieu
<joe at andrieu.net> writes
>Andy Mabbett wrote:
>> 1) If profiles are mandatory (or implicitly required by
>> p*rser behaviour), what happens to people who cannot edit the
>> "head" element (blog or CMS users, for instance)?
>Without meaning to sound flippant, they should convince their tool
>providers to support microformats.
You don't sound flippant, but your proposal does seem somewhat naive, or
at least idealistic; and contrary to the work being done to advocate uFs
>> 2) Rather than having a profile for each uF (and, presumably,
>> near-duplicate profiles for nested uFs such as geo or adr in
>> hCard?) why not have one over-arching profile for all microformats?
>If you want an XMDP for that, I'm not sure how it would work. I think it
>would be a pain to maintain.
How, more so than maintaining one for each?
* Say "NO!" to compulsory ID Cards: <http://www.no2id.net/>
* Free Our Data: <http://www.freeourdata.org.uk>
* Are you using Microformats, yet: <http://microformats.org/> ?
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