[uf-discuss] Fwd: Timeline and microformats

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Sat Nov 4 15:18:39 PST 2006

seen http://simile.mit.edu/timeline/ ?

I contacted the author - what's the best existing 'hCalendar to JSON' 

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> From: David Huynh <dfhuynh at csail.mit.edu>
> Date: November 3, 2006 6:54:57 AM PST
> To: Kevin Marks <kevinmarks at mac.com>
> Subject: Re: Timeline and microformats
> Thanks, Kevin. As far as I understand, hCalendar is for embedding 
> calendar attributes within HTML. Is there an efficient way to gather 
> these attributes distributed all over the DOM? If you can do that, 
> then it's not hard to construct event objects and feed them to 
> Timeline.
> David
> Kevin Marks wrote:
>> Your Timeline is a string piece of work, and it seems a perfect fit 
>> for the hCalendar microformat:
>> http://microformats.org/wiki/hcalendar
>> This is very close to your existing xml structure, but is already 
>> widely adopted across the web, for example by Yahoo Local, 
>> upcoming.org and evdb.com

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