[uf-discuss] "Must Ignore vs. Microformats"

Drew McLellan lists at allinthehead.com
Wed Jul 19 10:02:15 PDT 2006

On 19 Jul 2006, at 17:14, Jesse Rodgers wrote:

> On 7/19/06, Frances Berriman <fberriman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> http://cafe.elharo.com/xml/must-ignore-vs-microformats
>> A friend of mine showed me this today.  Macroformats, over  
>> Microformats.
> I always thought microformats was semantics for everyone and it
> doesn't require that you rebuild your sites. XML/XSL applied to your
> web site would require a lot more work... but sure it would achieve
> the same thing.

Right. A core principal of microformats is building on top of widely  
adopted standards.
The world is not publishing its web content in XML+XSLT. Therefore  
any 'macroformat' concept is noble but ultimately is likely to be  
utterly unsuccessful.


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