[uf-discuss] Internet Explorer 8.0 will support microformats
timber at lava.net
Mon Oct 30 06:42:00 PST 2006
On Oct 30, 2006, at 3:48 AM, Mike Schinkel wrote:
> I've got a question about this. To say IE8 will support Microsformats
> doesn't make sense to me, unless they means it will support the
> agreed to at the point IE8 is made feature complete. But what about
> that come after?
They get left out of the party ;) This is probably what will happen.
Or, perhaps even more realistically, they'll just support hCard and
> Or, is this saying that IE8 will have a capability to process
> abstractly so that new ones can be added after IE8 has shipped? And
> if that
> is possible, wouldn't it make sense for us as a group to go ahead and
> specify a standard way to define that abstraction?
I'd be surprised to see something like that come out of MS. And I'm
not sure we want to define a "meta microformat" that all formats need
to follow. That sounds awfully limiting and very tricky to write.
> -Mike Schinkel
> P.S. If this makes no sense it's because I haven't had enough sleep
> lately... :)
We've all been there ;)
More information about the microformats-discuss