[uf-discuss] Is Music dead? (I hope not!)

brian suda brian.suda at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 15:46:24 PDT 2006

There is an examples page on the wiki for Media-info[1] as well as book

If you know of more examples, please add them to the list.


[1] - http://microformats.org/wiki/media-info-examples
[2] - http://microformats.org/wiki/book-examples
[3] - http://microformats.org/wiki/book-formats
[4] - http://microformats.org/wiki/book-brainstorming

Alex Iskold wrote:
> While we are on the subject of music. What about books and movies?
> Are ther any examples of these?
> Thanks,
> Alex
> alex iskold
> founder & ceo
> adaptiveblue
> http://www.adaptiveblue.com
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ryan Cannon" <ryan at ryancannon.com>
> To: <microformats-discuss at microformats.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2006 3:59 PM
> Subject: Re: [uf-discuss] Is Music dead? (I hope not!)
> Coincidentally I was kicking this around in my head last night.
>> I plan on researching and co-opting existing idioms if they exist, and
>> actually started listing some examples of Artist/Release/Track data in
>> music-examples before it became clear to me that this may not have
>> been its intention-- it reads like it may have been set up to do
>> something more along the lines of what media-info is set up to do.
> One thing that neither of these pages mention is ID3v2[1], whose
> implementation
> in iTunes appears (from a consumer's standpoint) to contain all
> necessary metadata
> for music files, and is pretty widespread. A little wikipedia reading
> let me know
> that there are some competing formats: APEv2[2] and Vorbis Comments[3].
> One problem that creating such a microformat might solve is the idea
> of an "authoritative"
> media tag—i.e. a publisher could create (x)html pages that can provide
> generate the official metadata for digitized music.
> [1] http://www.id3.org/
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/APEv2_tag
> [3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vorbis_comment

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