[uf-discuss] CFP Microformat

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Fri Jan 27 15:57:01 PST 2006

On Jan 26, 2006, at 7:19 AM, B.K. DeLong wrote:

> At 10:08 AM 1/26/2006, Paul Denning wrote:
>> ...
> Really cool idea. However I'm wondering if it wouldn't be  
> worthwhile to start microformatting CFPs with a combination of  
> hCalendar, hCard, and hAtom. Between the three the properties are  
> already there for the most part - the same for press releases.
> What we need to do in cases like this is markup sample CFPs and  
> post these examples on the wiki for others to use.
> I bet, at a minimum, we could get someone at O'Reilly to markup all  
> their current outstanding CFPs such as the Feb 13 due date for  
> OSCON 2006 or IDG with the LinuxWorld SF 2006 CFP.
> Once we have several CFP or Press Release examples marked up, we  
> can see what's really missing from pre-existing microformats and  
> see if we really have blanks to fill in.

This is a great answer. By going at things this way, we can keep our  
discussion grounded in reality, rather than just the hypothetical.

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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