[uf-discuss] Addressing bits of information

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Thu May 25 08:52:53 PDT 2006

What problem is this solving?

What human readable content is this marking up?

This is sounding off-topic for microformats.  Am I missing something?



On 5/25/06 8:46 AM, "Chris Messina" <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ooo.. that would be cool... I might sound dumb by saying this, but
> would that be like a RESTian way of accessing data in a microformatted
> page?
> Chris
> On 5/25/06, Dimitri Glazkov <dimitri.glazkov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So, this is like W3 Selectors for URLs?
>> :DG<
>> On 5/25/06, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
>>> On May 25, 2006, at 3:04 AM, Chris Messina wrote:
>>>> how do we create URIs for partial bits of data like a word
>>>> or hcard in the middle of a paragraph?
>>>> http://www.eekim.com/blog/tech/hyperscope/hyperscopeuri.html
>>> I'm not sure that's really the question being asked by Eugene.  It
>>> sounds like the addressing of HyperScope goes beyond specific fragments:
>>> "It can do path expressions, similar in spirit to XPath, which allows
>>> you to reference some subset of nodes in a document."
>>> This sounds to me like, e.g., a URI that references all the TEL
>>> elements in a document, and only those elements, so the client can
>>> read the URI, load the document, and strip it down to the specified
>>> nodes.  So the question being asked is whether this would be better
>>> as http://domain.org/?hyperscope=class:tel or http://domain.org/
>>> #hyperscope:class-tel or something else.
>>> Peace,
>>> Scott

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