[uf-discuss] meeting minutes: microformats needed?

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed May 3 12:23:42 PDT 2006

On 5/3/06 12:19 PM, "Scott Reynen" <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:

> On May 3, 2006, at 1:43 PM, brush wrote:
>> one thought about "role": is it appropriate to re-engineer the
>> category
>> from what is apparently originally intended as a relatively static
>> feature (ie. "sales engineer" for a person or "green construction" for
>> an organization) to something relevant only in the immediate context
>> (ie. "notetaker" for a specific meeting, or "abstain" for a vote)?
> It looks to me like "role" in vCard and hCard means what "role" in
> English means.  I would say "notetaker" is a role, but "abstain" is
> not.

I agree with Scott.

> Maybe "abstainer" could be a role, but it would need to be
> defined within a very specific context, unless you're describing
> someone who just goes around abstaining all day.  I think roles need
> to be nouns, not verbs.

Agreed with this clarification as well.

Thanks Scott,


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