[uf-discuss] LinkedIn and Microformats

Hans Gerwitz hans at gerwitz.com
Wed Jun 14 06:08:21 PDT 2006

Just to +1 Chris: I understand that validation is orthogonal for  
Pingerati, but the uF community really needs a reference validator.   
(Where's Pilgrim when you need him?)

(As my sandboxing evolves I'll set to putting together a usable  
start, but ideally the world won't have to wait for me to become that  
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Hans Gerwitz

On Jun 13, 2006, at 5:36 PM, Chris Messina wrote:

> It would be interesting if the Pingerati infrastructure offered a
> validation service -- or revealed mal-formed microformats.
> Additionally, being able to get a list of mal-formed microformats
> might be useful from a community perspective -- i.e. the Firefox
> community added the "Report a broken website" menu item to Firefox to
> report sites that didn't function properly in their browser of choice.
> Reports would get ceded back to the community who would then engage
> with the site's proprietor to try to advocate for reparation.
> Similarly exposing this data coming into Pingerati would potentially
> give mF advocates something to do on the weekend. Heh. (Or at least
> tell the authors of the pinged page that there's something the
> matter).
> Chris

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