[uf-discuss] Live Writer and microformats

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Thu Oct 5 22:32:16 PDT 2006

There is a list of current classes on the wiki, though being able to 
insert rel values is also important:


On Oct 5, 2006, at 10:22 PM, Chris Messina wrote:

> This kind of delves into the "authoritative standards" doesn't it? And
> how do you keep up with an ever-growing repository of microformats?
> Obviously it can be done -- and it's something that we need,
> especially if we're to get support for microformats into client-side
> software... so isn't that where remote definitions/profiles come in?
> Sorry for showing my ignorance here, but how would, for example,
> Flock, (or better, Lucene) stay up-to-date with the most current
> listing/definitions of all the available microformats?
> Chris
> On 10/5/06, Matt Augustine <matta at microsoft.com> wrote:
>> Yes, this is currently the case.  We are working on a solution, 
>> although I can't make any specific commitments.
>> >From what I've gathered, one of the reasons that some blogging 
>> platforms strip class attributes is to prevent users from marking up 
>> posts in a manner that uses existing CSS definitions to alter the 
>> layout of the page, hide ads etc.  One solution we've discussed is to 
>> create a white list of known microformat classes and to allow them.  
>> What do you all think about this?  Any other suggestions?

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