[uf-discuss] Rejoice: Microsoft has invented Microformats!
David Janes -- BlogMatrix
davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Wed Mar 8 03:51:18 PST 2006
Ray Ozzie demoed something called Live Clipboard  at ETech. The
application shouldn't be of any surprise to the folks here, though
there's no doubt there is a clever, useful and original part to what MS
Here's  what Ozzie claims:
> We've defined small XML schemas, microformats that represent the data
> elements that we might be able to exchange between sites. Where is the
> clipboard of the web. What is the thing that lets people get
> information from one site, one web app to another as easily as
> it's possible to do today with GUI-based apps.
The "microformats" "we" defined are in fact hCard and hCalendar.
I'm not trying to be over sensitive here, I'm sure it's something of an
oversite -- perhaps he meant to say "reused". Maybe. Here's my blog post
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