[uf-discuss] Microformats are being discussed on Slashdot

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Tue Jul 11 20:31:13 PDT 2006

Sounds like a good source for some easily answered FAQs.

Who wants to help dissect, itemize, and answer?


On 7/11/06 5:51 PM, "David Janes -- BlogMatrix" <davidjanes at blogmatrix.com>

> Microformats are being discussed on Slashdot [1] in regards to an IBM
> Developer Works article [2]. To editorialize briefly, the comments are
> about the level of quality you'd expect on /. for the last couple of years:
>>> On the other hand, this is kindof like the PDF format, with text as
> text.
>>> So, you're mixing HTML with a tag. Again, SO WHAT?
>>> I'm sure the LISP community would love to hear about this brand-new idea
>>> So now why is this "vevent" class special, and who decided it would
> be "vevent" and not "scheduledevent" or "calendarevent" or
> "microsoftcalendarhassomethingforyoutodotoday"?
>>> completly unnecessary and nothing more than an ugly hack?
> Regards, etc...
> [1] http://tinyurl.com/eg5tp
> [2] http://tinyurl.com/eebnr
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