URI profiles [was RE: [uf-discuss] Comments from IBM/Lotusrepabout Microformats]

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Dec 16 02:29:25 PST 2006

In message <007f01c720f7$7aa78b80$2102fea9 at Guides.local>, Mike Schinkel
<mikeschinkel at gmail.com> writes

>> Without meaning to sound flippant, they should convince their
>> tool providers to support microformats. It would take some
>> effort, but blogs or CMSs or whatever can either provide
>> access to the HEAD tag or some mechanism for specifying which
>> microformats are in use and adding the required profiles into
>> the HEAD tag itself.
>That position doesn't reflect reality; it's akin to Rumsfled saying the
>war was going well. It's what he wanted, but it wasn't true.


        Depends on head element. This summary format may depend on the
        author having access to the head element which in many (most?)
        web authoring/ publishing scenarios the content author has no


People can't have it both ways.

Andy Mabbett
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