[uf-discuss] rel="pavatar"

liste at jeenaparadies.net liste at jeenaparadies.net
Sat Dec 30 01:52:57 PST 2006


Is there no interrest in such a microformat like rel="pavatar"?


On Thu, 28 Dec 2006 10:59:43 +0100, <liste at jeenaparadies.net> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> My Name is Jeena Paradies and I am the author of the Personal Avatar
> Specification: http://pavatar.com/spec
> The Personal Avatar (short Pavatar) system is a way to use small
> personalized images to standardize a providers profile picture through
> various websites when leaving comments and other content.
> The specification was intended to solve the problem that gravatar.com is
> offline quite a lot. I didn't realize that it is at tha same time a
> microformat. But then I found
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microformats#Specific_microformats and took
> notice that someone added the rel-pavatar spec to the microformats list.
> What do you think is it worth to add it to the microformats list on the
> microformats.org page because rel-pavatar is a decentralized mechanism for
> assigning avatars to homepage owners?

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