[uf-discuss] CFP microformat?

Michael McCracken michael.mccracken at gmail.com
Sat May 20 15:05:00 PDT 2006

On 5/20/06, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
> On May 20, 2006, at 9:13 PM, Tantek Çelik wrote:
> > Michael,
> >
> > A good first step might be to see if you can get these conferences
> > just
> > using hCalendar to start with, to both markup the datetimes of
> > upcoming
> > conferences, and for each conference, marking up the datetimes of
> > all the
> > sessions.
> I want to reemphasize this....
> The use case you described sounds like a specialized case of "events
> + todos" which sounds like exactly hCalendar. If hCalendar isn't
> sufficient, the only way to know reliably is try it out first.

OK, I'm going to rewrite a recent CFP using as many microformat ideas
as I know about. It'll be a good learning exercise, and we'll see if
there's really a need for something new. I'll post again when I'm


Michael McCracken
UCSD CSE PhD Candidate
research: http://www.cse.ucsd.edu/~mmccrack/
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