[uf-discuss] Process to handle decentralized creation of new microformats?

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.lists at gmail.com
Sun Oct 1 15:24:25 PDT 2006

On 10/1/06, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:


> > And without those two things, microformats are
> > going to hit a wall.
> Then let us find that wall.  I'm not afraid of a problem we don't have.

That's a reasonable perspective.


> Until then, everybody has a choice of two paths.  Don't worry about it and
> work on solving immediate practical problems, OR, worry about it, and work
> on solving theoretical meta-format problems (the so-called boiling the
> ocean).  There are plenty of folks working on the latter.  This community is
> focusing on the former.

That's a bit of a false choice. There are good practical reasons to
want an extensible model that allows decentralized development.  Not a
choice between theory and practice; maybe more about scope of

I'm content to not worry about it now, but I do think that wall may be
around the bend;-)


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