wiki-thon? Re: [uf-discuss] Microformats.org usability review
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Thu Feb 2 14:14:23 PST 2006
On 2/2/06, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> I'm a little unclear what you mean by "languishing". It seems that not a
> day goes by when we (even myself personally) must reference the process to
> someone either on the list or in IRC.
I was hunting for the right word there anyways. Microformats seem to
be/have been in the news a lot, they are topics at conventions, etc.
However, it seems like the formats themselves are getting more
coverage than the process used to create them, when the process is as
important a development as the formats themselves; the formats grow
out of the process. The fact that you have to reference the process
to people, rather than them already knowing about it as a result of
learning about microformats-in-general, indicates that the formats are
more emphasized than the process. Think about it from the other side:
has anyone ever said "I heard about this great new process for
developing data formats, has it been used in practice?"
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