[uf-discuss] [chat] Microformats are not for data storage
Stephen Paul Weber
singpolyma at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 05:20:22 PST 2006
> Well, as I did when we first spoke months ago, I firmly disagree, and
> over time, I think you will be proven wrong. There's simply no point
> in having multiple instantiations of the same data in a text-based
> format (I'm exempting relational databases).
I agree. Universal formats are very useful, and if uF is being used
by one aspect of the program, why not by all? I currently use XOXO to
backup my reading list / transfer it to other feed readers. Why
should this not be able to apply across the board to all microformats?
It may not be part of 80% or initial-draft use cases, but if it
starts happening, I'll be all for it.
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