[uf-discuss] Proposal: wine

Adam Darowski adarowski at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 02:54:02 PST 2006

There seems to be a greater theme here.

Not just wine. Any community could develop a Microformat for themselves.

You know what community I thought could use a Microformat? Sports
statistical data. Some sort of hCard on steroids (oh geez, pardon THAT
pun) that also hCalendar events for time spent with certain franchises
and transaction histories, as well as hStat or something to contain
the year by year player stats. It would essentially be a portable
digital baseball card/bio.

Basically, if you can get a community to rally around a certain data
format, they will then be able to reap the benefits of a Microformat
for that data, making it all portable.

But back to the wine example, the best place to start might be pinging
Dan Cederholm, seeing what trends he saw with Cork'd. A Microformat
doesn't have to be a "official" Microformat in order to provide the
same benefits. All you need are class names, a few users, and a few


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