[uf-discuss] new standard for product information

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Thu Oct 12 14:20:49 PDT 2006

On Oct 12, 2006, at 3:49 PM, Guillaume Lebleu wrote:

> I think microformats would probably help adoption with the less  
> sophisticated (smaller) retailers quickly, but would not satisfy  
> all the business needs of more sophisticated manufacturers.

I agree.

> See the ARTS data model http://www.nrf-arts.org/xml_dictionary_5/ 
> XMLDictionary-NonMembers.html.

Wow.  At 1.5MB of documentation, that's pretty much the antithesis of  
a microformat.  But if it gains any traction, the individual parts my  
be useful to look at for more specific microformats.  For example,  
here's what they're doing with currency:



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