[uf-discuss] Re: Software Projects Description

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Wed Oct 11 10:47:31 PDT 2006

On Oct 9, 2006, at 7:06 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:

> Le 06-10-10 à 10:19, Lachlan Hunt a écrit :
>> Torrents are useful in this respect, because the hash checks are  
>> done as part of the process without any effort from the user.
> You just  gave the answers where some metadata should stay hidden.
> I thought microformats effort was about to make
> 	*current authoring* practices
> more regular, more normalized. It is not necessary to show all  
> metadata on a Web page, specifically when they are more useful ways  
> of doing it. Infobesity is not good for the Web end-user (who is a  
> reader AND an author).
> Projects of checking reliability of software downloading is a very  
> good idea, but IMHO out of scope of microformats effort. And this  
> just reading what I see lately like an  explosion of targets in  
> microformats community, which might hurt this same community later on.

I think I agree with you Karl. Perhaps WHAT-WG[1] would be a better  
place to try and make checksum's easier in browsers?


1. http://whatwg.org/

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