[uf-discuss] Happy New Year! Microformats in 2006.

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Tue Jan 3 11:21:41 PST 2006

On Jan 3, 2006, at 10:49 AM, Paul Bryson wrote:
> Ironically, I was just charged with throwing together a video page  
> much like
> Google Video's for CES.  It is to bad there wasn't a preexisting  
> microformat
> to pull from.
> Unfortunately, I am a bit of an expert in the area of media info  
> tagging,
> although in a file container (not web) specific context, so take  
> what I say
> with a grain of salt.

I think this may be an important distinction. After all, we're trying  
to "pave the cowpaths" of what people are already doing *one the  
web.* The scope is purposely narrowed, so as to be reasonable.

> Off hand, I would say the primary existing file tagging systems (in  
> order of
> use) are
> ID3v1
> ID3v2

These are all fine and good, but the thing we're lacking in this area  
is examples of how people publish this stuff *on the web in HTML*.   
Who wants to do that research?

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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